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Summary Digging Deeper : From Discoverers To Steam Engines

- Jane, et al
ISBN-10 0435327844 ISBN-13 9780435327842
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A snapshot of the summary - Digging deeper : from discoverers to steam engines Author: Jane and Paul Shuter ISBN: 9780435327842

  • 1 Discoverers and reformers 1500-1600

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  • 1.4 printing

  • who were the first to make paper?

    the chinese in about ad 100

  • how did the arabs learn the secrets of making paper?

     

    the defeated the chinese in 751 at the battle of Talas and captured chinese paper makers

  • when did paper come to europe?

    during the twelfth century, when the arabs started trading it with them

  • 1.9 Charles V and the low countries

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  • Who ruled The Low Countries for him until 1515 as a regent?
    His aunt Margaret
  • 2 Regents and Dukes

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  • 2.7 The de Witts

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  • Why did Willem II didn't like the States General?
    -They wanted to reduce the army he controlled so he would lose power
  • Why did the States General didn't like Willem II?
    - He made politic and religious problems worse
    - Imprisoned members of the States General
    - Carried out secret negotiations with other countries, without the States General knowing
  • Who was the new grand pensionary?
    Johan de Witt
  • What was the role of Johan de Witt?
    He was the most powerful man in the States General now because there was no Stad holder. He convinced the States General to abolish the place of Stad Holder
  • 1.13 Calvin

  • When did Calvin became a protestant?

    In 1534

  • What was Calvin's belief?
    Calvin said God was all-powerful and all-knowing, so Go must know who was going to heaven and who was going to hell. He called those who are going to heaven the elect. 

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