This dynamic presentation on the weakening of the Catholic Church during the Late Middle Ages provides visuals, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. Your students will understand the power the Church had on medieval society.
During the Late Middle Ages the Catholic Church was diminished in influence and power across Europe. This was a result of a series of factors including internal corruption and scandals as well as conflicts with powerful monarchs of Europe.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ Boniface VIII and his conflicts with Philip IV of France
♦ The Avignon Papacy
♦ Suppression of the Knights Templar
♦ The Western Schism
♦ Dualing Papacies
♦ Councils of Pisa and Constance
♦ The Inquisition
♦ The Spanish Inquisition
This class takes approximately 75-minutes.
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.
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