Martin Luther And The Protestant Reformation

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The Protestant Reformation was started by Martin Luther in the year of 1517. Martin Luther started this reformation because he wanted to lessen the amount of powers that the great church had against the people. This soon after spread through parts of Germany and Europe and many of the people agreed with Martin Luther and also started protesting against the church’s rules. The Protestants believed that religion was supposed to be simple, and that there should not be so many rules. Protestants wanted to spread the word so they printed bibles and persuasive short essays by using the printing press and then sent them out to others. As soon as word got out there started to be conflict against the Protestants and the Catholics because the Catholics
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