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Some important changes from the Renaissance are:

The scientific revolution, the discovery of the new world (America)

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What did Martin Luther write?

95 theses

2

During the 30 year war, who were the two groups fighting?

Protestants vs. Catholics
(mainly France) vs. (Spain)

3

Why did England not participate in the 30 year war?

They were having their own civil war

4

What is the Treaty of Westphalia?

Treaty that concluded the 30 year war, saying each state can choose their religion, and they'll be tolerant.

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What was the main problem during the English Civil War?

Monarchy and parliament were fighting.

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Name of the English document in which it is said the parliament has to approve every King's decision

Magna Carta

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Who said that the government should be able to take people's rights in exchange for peace, security, etc.?

Thomas Hobbes

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Who said that the government should protect three main rights: life, liberty & property?

John Locke

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A lot of exploration was done during which years?

1400's

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Some products that were taken to Europe from America are?

Turkey, tomatoes, squash, pineapples, tobacco, cacao, beans, corn, potatoes, gold, silver, wood, furs, etc.

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What is mercantilism?

Becoming wealthy by controlling colonies and having more power