Abeka Abeka World History Chapter 15: "Post-Reformation Europe," Section 2
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kk167 on December 1, 2011
This a thorough review of all the bold terms in Abeka World History and Cultures Chapter 15: "Post-Reformation Europe," Section 2: "Spain and Portugal After the Reformation" (pages 260-261).
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|Charles V||king of Spain, Austria, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and a few Italian kingdoms who was elected as Holy Roman Emperor in 1519 and staunchly defended the Roman church|
|Philip II||Charles V's son who reigned over even more territory than his father, including Portugal, and was even more devoted to the Roman church; brought Spain's "Golden Century" to an inglorious end|
|John III||Portuguese king who introduced the Inquisition to his country, persecuted the Jews, and increased national debt|
|Miguel de Cervantes||Spain's most outstanding writer who wrote "Don Quixote"|
|"Don Quixote"||Miguel de Cervantes's masterpiece about a country squire who considers himself a knight at a time when knighthood is no longer in fashion|
|Luiz de Camoes||Portugal's greatest writer who wrote "Os Lusiadas"|
|"Os Lusiadas"||long epic poem by Luiz de Camoes that celebrates Portugal's history and heroes|