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Why was Copernicus' work controversial?

A. His invention of the printing press increased literacy and there...

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Why was Copernicus' work controversial?

A. His invention of the printing press increased literacy and therefore threatened the political order.
B. He called for an ideal society in which people share resources and devote time to education.
C. His scientific discoveries undermined the power of the Church.
D. He pushed for support of scholars to translate the Bible into English

Answer

Copernicus proposed a heliocentric model in which the earth revolved around the sun, not the other way, and this went against what the church was saying at the the church, which insisted it is always right, said that the sun revolver around the earth.
The correct answer C. His scientific discoveries undermined the power of the Church.

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