Key Changes of Renaissance and Reformation

Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I of Spain, of the Spanish realms from 1516 until his abdication in 1556.   As the heir of four of Europe’s leading dynasties – the Habsburgs of Austria, the Valois of Burgundy, the Trastamara of Castile and the House of Aragon – he ruled over extensive domains in Central, Western and Southern Europe, as well as the various…

Ancient Israel: History & Events

Ancient Israel is the birthplace of the 3 great monotheistic religions of the world:  Judaism, Christianity and Islam Ancient Israel dates back approximately 4000 years to the books of the Old TestamentGreat patriarchs of Judaism:  Abraham, Jacob, Moses, Joshua Hebrews, Israelites, Jews, Semites:  have all undergone persecution throughout history; from Babylonian Captivity, Exodus, Diaspora, Spanish…

What Ended World War One?

The year 1917 was a very important year for WWI.  The war was truly a “world war”, with fighting taking place in Europe, Africa and Asia The Entrance of the United States Until 1917, the U.S. had maintained an “isolationist” position regarding WWI.  This meant that they remained ISOLATED from participating in the conflict, choosing…