12. Which of the following was NOT a Chinese good desired by Europeans?
Standard(s) of Learning
WHII.3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the Reformation in terms of its impact on Western civilization by
a) explaining the effects of the theological, political, and economic differences that emerged, including the views and actions of Martin Luther, John Calvin, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth I;
b) describing the impact of religious conflicts, the Inquisition, and Catholic Reformation on society and government actions;
c) describing changing cultural values, traditions, and philosophies, and assessing the role of the printing press.
Essential Understandings, Knowledge, and Skills
Skills (to be incorporated into instruction throughout the academic year)
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources to make generalizations about events and life in world history.
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past.
Identify and compare contemporary political boundaries with the location of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms.
Analyze trends in human migration and cultural interaction.
Explain that for centuries, the Roman Catholic Church had little competition in religious thought and action. The resistance of the Church to change led to the Protestant Reformation, which resulted in the birth of new political and economic institutions.
Summarize the following conflicts that challenged the authority of the Church in Rome:
Merchant wealth challenged the Church’s view of usury.
German and English nobility disliked Italian domination of the Church.
The Church’s great political power and wealth caused conflict.
Church corruption and the sale of indulgences were widespread and caused conflict.