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Period 5

Time of explorers and reformers

History is shaped by discoveries and reforms. But there is only one period that can be called the time of the explorers and reformers.

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Period 5 Time of explorers and reformers

Changing human and worldview of the Renaissance and the beginning of a new scientific interest

Have you ever heard of Erasmus? There are streets, schools and a bridge named after him. He was very important to Dutch history.

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Period 5 Time of explorers and reformers

The beginning of European overseas expansion

The world is at your feet. Do you know this saying? In the era of the explorers and reformers, they have discovered almost all parts of the world.

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Period 5 Time of explorers and reformers

The Reformation and the division of the Christian Church

How many churches are in town with you? Probably a lot. The Catholic churches are the oldest in history. It wasn't until later that other churches joined.

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Period 5 Time of explorers and reformers

The uprising and the emergence of an independent Dutch state

The Pope is very powerful. But back in history, his power was much greater. Did you know that the Netherlands had to fight its way free from the Catholics?