Protestant reformation

Protestant reformation

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  • Give us your jewelry and food and gold and give it to God so he doesn't punish you!
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  • The priests in churches started to force people to give up their belongings to the church. They said this would lower their time in purgatory. After the gifts were given, the priests would use the gifts for themselves. 
  • At night, the priests would get drunk while they were telling the common folk to stay sober and good people. They would go on benders, and spend the money given to the church.
  • After people gave their money and food to the church, they did not have enough to support their family. The church offered little to none support for very poor families and they ended up always being hungry and in need.
  • When word of this got around, a man named Martin Luther was not thrilled with the idea of indulgences. He then proceeded to write a book on 95 arguments to the Catholic church.
  • Martin Luther then decided that he must do something about this. Martin Luther believed that you must make your way into heaven by being a humble and honorable citizen.  He believed that bribing god and the church into heaven would make you even worse of a person. So, Martin Luther gathered a small group of individuals and decided to get him to spread the word of the wrong-doings at the church.
  • After a while, Martin Luther was able to convince the townspeople into siding with him. The Catholic church was having a downfall and a new type of church was emerging. Martin Luther had founded a new church called the protestant church. This church was about being a good person and
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