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6th Grade_Medieval Europe Study Guide

6th Grade_Medieval Europe Study Guide

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Constant tribal warfare and invasion forced nobles to seek protection to keep their land
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Why did feudalism develop in Europe?
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A political and social system based on bonds of loyalty between a lord and his vassal
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What is feudalism?
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King, Lords, Knights or Vassals, Peasants and Serfs
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What was the correct hierarchial order (top to bottom) of the feudal system?
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Peasants
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Who did most of the actual work on the manor?
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Serfs
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Who was tied to the land and could not leave or marry without their lord's permission?
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Anglo Saxons invaded and assumed control
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What was the beginning of England's centralized government?
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Nobles
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The Kings held the most power during feudal times until the _________ rebelled and power shifted to them.
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Magna Carta
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Nobles forced King John to sign the _________ or Great Charter.
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weakened feudalism by limiting the king's power, gave individuals more rights
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What were the effects of the Magna Carta?
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The development of English Parliament (representative assembly)
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What was the first step toward the formation of a democracy in England?
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over several centuries
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The Crusades evolved into a series of wars that lasted how long?
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Muslims
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The Crusades originated as a way of recapturing the recently seized Holy Land (Palestine) and freeing it from the rule of _____.
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mainland Europe
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While the Crusades did not permanently re-conquer the Holy Land, it did largely succeed with neutralizing Muslim advances in _____.
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introducing Asian and African ideas and products to Europe
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The Crusades had an important role in spreading Christianity and _______.
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They increased trade between Europe and the Middle East and helped break down feudalism
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How did the Crusades affect Europe?
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Roman Catholic Church
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With the fall of the Roman Empire, _______ became the greatest source of stability and self-identification in Western Europe for over 1,000 years.
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preserving Christian writings such as the Bible
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Monastaries were credited with _____.
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universities
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Monostaries educated boys for priesthood and from these learning centers _____ were formed.
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influence people to become Christians
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The primary goal of the Roman Catholic Church and the core purpose of monastaries was to _____.
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running schools and hospitals
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Daily life centered around the Catholic Church. Priests performed various jobs such as _____.
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more goods were being shipped across Centrail Europe than ever before
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The Black Plague spread quickly across Europe because _____.
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Caffa
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The Black Death first appeared in Europe in 1336 at the city of _____ on the Black Sea.
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fleas on rats
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The Black Death was spread by _____.
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one half
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As many as thirty eight million Europeans, nearly _____ of the population was wiped out by the plague between 1327 and 1351.
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feudalism
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The Black Plague weakened _____.
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