TeacherProf. Dr. Hendrik Godbersen was born in Hildesheim, a city in the north of Germany. After his military service he attended Leipzig University where he graduated with two Master degrees and a PhD. After several years in the private sector, Hendrik is... View Profile
- Total Time 35 min
- Lessons 7
- Exercises 20
7 Lessons in This Course
5 minWorld History lesson 13 CQ
In this European history lesson, discover how Martin Luther started the Reformation in 1517, and caused the Protestant faith to spread across the world.
5 minWorld History lesson 23 CQ
Between 1545 and 1781, the Catholic Church and the Habsburg dynasty attempted to re-catholicize the Holy Roman Empire; join this lesson to learn the details.
4 minWorld History lesson 33 CQ
In the Schmalkaldic War, a Protestant alliance launched war against the emperor and the Holy Roman Empire in 1546; learn about their failure in this lesson.
4 minWorld History lesson 43 CQ
The Cologne War was a religious conflict in Northwest Germany that solidified the power of the Catholic Church and was a precondition for the Thirty Years' War.
5 minWorld History lesson 53 CQ
This history lesson provides an overview of the Thirty Years’ War, which began with the Defenestration of Prague and ended with the Peace of Westphalia.
5 minWorld History lesson 63 CQ
With Prussia as a major political player, the War of the Austrian Succession involved most of the European powers; join in to learn how events transpired.
5 minWorld History lesson 73 CQ
The Seven Years' War involved the world's most powerful countries and lasted from 1756 to 1763. Learn why some historians refer to it as the first world war.
22113 min22-part Humanities course67 CQ
In this course, explore how key events shaped Great Britain and Ireland, including the Battle of Hastings, the Wars of the Roses, Irish independence, and more.
1472 min14-part World History course42 CQ
The history of Israel is full of twists and turns, from the founding of the state in 1948 to the Oslo Peace Process. In a few short lessons, build your understanding of this Middle Eastern nation.
419 min4-part World History course12 CQ
Between 1618 and 1648, Central Europe endured one of the most destructive conflicts of all time. Join this course to learn about the religious and political struggles of the Thirty Years' War.
315 min3-part World History course9 CQ
The Red Army Faction was a German radical leftist group that engaged in terrorism over the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Review the goals and actions of these left-wing terrorists in this history course.
947 min9-part US History course27 CQ
What events shaped the history of the United States in the 20th century? Including lessons on everything from the McCarthy Era to the Watergate scandal, gain insight into this period in U.S. history.
314 min3-part World History course9 CQ
In this course, examine the allegiances between nations that created an alliance network across Europe, along with the militarism, nationalism, and imperialism that led to the outbreak of World War I.
774 min7-part World History course40 CQ
Rabbi Troster of GreenFaith covers the history of how the compilation of significant disparate cultural views and purposes into the Torah and Tanakh changed life in ancient Israel.
735 min7-part World History course21 CQ
Are you wondering how Germany transitioned from a confederation of states into a unified empire? Review German history in this course, discussing the German struggle for democracy in the 19th century.
735 min7-part World History course21 CQ
Martin Luther’s Reformation created a wave of historical change in Europe, including a series of important events (after the year 1500) that originated in the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.
1057 min10-part World History course34 CQ
Discover the history of East Asia from the Opium Wars, to the British handover of Hong Kong to China, to the Cultural Revolution, in this world history course on the late modern historical period!