By the due date,please select any 1 of the following topics and respond in an organized, 600-word essay that supports your statements by specific reference to relevant sections of the document. Submit your paper as an attachment in MS Word format to the Submissions Area on the next page.
Length: At least 600 words.
MLA Format (See a sample MLA-formatted essay)
Citations: Your essay must include a works cited page in MLA format with complete citations for each source you used. These sources must also be cited in the body of your paper in parenthetical references.
Essay Structure: Your essay should have an introductory paragraph with a thesis statement as the last sentence in the paragraph, several well-organized supporting paragraphs, and a concluding paragraph that sums up the main points of your paper and demonstrates to your reader that the thesis has been proven.
Quotations: Be sure that any and all text you have copied directly from a source is in quotation marks and is followed by a parenthetical reference. When you have paraphrased from a source, you must also use a parenthetical reference. Please limit your quoted material to 15% of the total word count of the paper. This means that the other 85% of your paper needs to be paraphrased from your sources or your own critical analysis.
What were the most important consequences of Luther’s “Ninety-Five Theses”? What practices or institutions did he attack? To what classes of people did he mostly appeal?
What European countries were hurt severely by religious wars? In which of these wars did foreign powers play an important role? How were these conflicts finally resolved?
What were the goals of the politiques? How did they influence sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Europe?
What were the original causes of the Thirty Years War? What complications prolonged the war? What were the results?
Discuss the impact of the Reformation on modern life.