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Middle Ages Unit Test
|Which feudal group gave land to his nobles in exchange for military support and tax collection?
|Which feudal group helped protect the king, hired knights for protection, and received land titles from the king?
|Which feudal group protected the lord's land and received a small piece of land to live on in exchange.
|Which feudal group farmed the knight's/lord's land in exchange for protection and a small piece of land?
|Which Frankish leader ruled the Holy Roman Empire when it was at its largest size?
|Why did Feudalism start?
|Frankish kings could not defend themselves because their armies were too slow.
|What two geographic features would kings or lords build their castles near?
|Rivers for water, farming and transportation and mountains for protection
|Who were the Muslims?
|People who practice Islam and wanted to control the Holy Land
|Who were the Crusaders?
|Christians who believed they were fighting for God in their quest to take over the Holy Land.
|What was the Spanish Inquisition?
|An organization of priests that wanted to make a completely Christian society and punished others to fulfill their goal.
|What percentage of the population was killed by the Black Death?
|Which 2 groups of leaders were in a constant struggle for power during the Middle Ages?
|popes and kings
|What was the difference between European and Japanese art at this time?
|European art usually had a religious them while Japanese art had a natural theme.
|What is feudalism?
|A system of promises that govern the relationships between lords and vassals.
|What two events helped to end feudalism?
|The Black Death and the Crusades.
|How did the Black Death help to end feudalism?
|Once the population declined, peasants and serfs were in more demand and could ask for money rather than land in exchange for their services.
|How did the Crusades help to end feudalism?
|Crusaders traveled to other parts of the world and found different ways to live and make money.
|How did Joan of Arc help to win the Hundred Years War for the French?
|Her death inspired the French to get revenge and fight the English.
|Which person in the Japanese feudal system is like the king in the European system?
|Which group in the Japanese feudal system is like the lords in the European system?
|Which group in the Japanese feudal system is like the knights in the European system?
|Which group in the Japanese feudal system is like the peasants in the European system?