Revolt of the Comuneros

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    threatened that this will lead to a European hegemony. Hence, his authority was strewn with revolts and wars. His vision to unite Europe in a Christian Empire encountered oppositions from his people, especially to the Protestant Reformation. Although Charles V’s ruled the most extensive and powerful empire, he was both a success and a failure when implementing his ideas. This could be seen through the revolt of the Comunidades and Germanias, the Influence of Erasmus, and as well as Humanism in the

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    Key Individuals: Christopher Columbus: Explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in the Republic of Genoa, Italy. His first voyage into the Atlantic Ocean in 1476 nearly cost him his life. Columbus participated in several other expeditions to Africa. 1492, Columbus left Spain in the Santa Maria, with the Pinta and the Niña along side. Christopher Columbus was hoping to find the new lands in his journey of 1492 which is now the Americas in which he found Hispaniola. On the evening

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    Today, Colombia is a flourishing Latin American country, widely known for its amazing coffee. But how did Colombia achieve this image? Didn’t the Spanish colonize this country? Did Spain help them achieve this image, or was Spain just an obstacle that the Colombians need to overcome? Research, has found that European colonization had an incredibly beneficial impact on Colombia. Prior to European colonization, Colombia’s domestic cultures varied from anywhere between simple hunting and gathering

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    Spain’s perceived “Golden Age” is a broad classification unconfined to a specific era. The Golden Age has long been affiliated with the growth of a uniquely Spanish identity that arose with the flourishing of arts, architecture and literature expanding notably in the years of Phillip II, and flourishing in the 17th century – the same century traditionalist historians identify as the decline of Spain. To consider the golden age of Spain on a purely art and literature basis however misses the point

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