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Can you name the important historical event, person, or technology?

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This Catholic religious figure was notorious for granting indulgences
This navigation device was crucial to Portuguese exploration
Meeting of Catholic officials to reform Church practices
Describes a society in which fathers control power
Portuguese leader who helped spark the Age of Discovery
Literate ruler who later helped found Holy Roman Empire
Movement that believed that Christ would return to Earth and 'clean house'
Weapon that English forces used to defeat French soldiers at Poitiers
Used trickery to fund campaign to re-take Western Roman Empire after sack of Rome
Relied heavily upon translator in anti-Aztec campaign
Bohemian nationalist burned as a heretic by Catholic Church
Law that established election practices for Holy Roman Emperor
Wrote a criticism of the Catholic Church called The Praise of Folly
Defined 'Universal Man'
Split Roman Empire into parts to better manage territory
Invented by Johann Gutenberg
Idea that universal man should be skilled but do so effortlessly
Practice in which Catholic clergy could hold multiple positions
Geographic theory explaining quick spread of ideas across continents
Religious sect that rejected baptisms along with other Catholic rituals
Renaissance emphasis on those things that can be observed with human eyes
Catholic monk that objected to Catholic corruptions in Germany
Type of transportation that enables long-range exploration
Documents that free sinners from purgatory
Renaissance idea that each man should distinguish himself
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Elector that refused to submit to Holy Roman Emperor, protecting Luther
Agreement that ends conflict between Lutheran princes and Holy Roman Empire, allows for two religions within HRE
Reformation precursor exiled after Peasant Revolts of 1381
Renaissance philosophy that emphasized human improvement, humanity, and society
Aztec god-man that died at the hands of the Spanish in suspicious circumstances
Splinter sect that emphasized hard work and frugality as the path to God
Site at which a Portuguese victory triggered the Age of Exploration
Renaissance book that describes the characteristics of an ideal ruler
Conquistador that conquered the Incas with knowledge of Cortes' tactics
Meeting in Holy Roman Empire in which Luther refused to recant on his teachings
Last remaining Muslim stronghold in Spain
Motivated to split from Catholic Church by marital dispute
Religious sect established many schools for higher education in Europe
Theory that states that Aztecs sacrificed humans for protein
Infamous for personally selling indulgences in Germany
Famed artist, inventor, scholar, sculptor of Renaissance era
Practice in which Catholic clergy lived in regions other than ones they represented
Component of Catholic doctrine requiring rituals for salvation
Document that guaranteed tolerance to Huguenots of France
Laid down rules for the settlement of first Spanish colony in New World
Renaissance painting in which many famous Greek scholars are depicted
Religious splinter sect founded by Henry VII
Renaissance art technique that places some items in front of painting, and others in back
Component of Catholic doctrine requiring indulgences
Igbo governmental group made up of family heads

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