Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Middle Ages history

TermDefinition
Moat A ditch filled with water that surrounds the castle
Siege An attack of a castle
Tower structure protects castle, above castle
Turrett smaller towers on top of tower
Arrow Loop hole, window to shoot through
Draw Bridge bridge that lifts up, ditch
Portcullis gate with pointy spikes on grid to smash down, shoot through holes, protects gate
Gate House structure that protects the gate
Embrasure tooth design on top of portcullis
Dungeon a prison cell underground of castle
Keep the place that the lord and his family stayed, safest part in the castle
Great Hall main room of a castle
Curtain Walls Walls in-between towers
Murder Hole hidden hole to drop stuff from above
Garderobe toilet
Cesspit the place the disposal went(sewage)
Bailey the place where blacksmith and warriors stayed, where warriors practiced, next to motte
Mtte and bailey considered the first defense
Hording wall protects from anything, made from greenwood
Vassal the lord gives you a place to stay and food, and you and your family until in-exinstsint have to give him service
Men at arms soldier,class below a knight, for every 1 knight 10 men at arms
stages of becoming a knight @ 5 years lived with knight gave him a hard time prepare him, @ 5 years always armed, 5-14 page boy, 14-19 squire (servant for knight), 20+ knight
Level of Royalty(Men) (Royal Lords) King, Prince Royal, Prince, Duke (Lords) Earl, Count, Viscount, Baron Knight
Level of Royalty(Women) (Royal Lords) Queen, Princess Royal, Princess, Duchess (Lords) Countess, Countess, Viscountess, Baroness
Why Rome fell(4 reasons) Empires split into two, Eastern and Western, lack of gold and silver, way to replace leader was to kill everybody in front of you, inflation money raised
Pax Romana 180 years with no war
Waddle and Daub houses made out of weaved tree limbs and mushed animal waste
Yin and Yang everything =
Silk Road trading route, ideas and items passed, China to Europe
Samurai Japaneese warrior
Bushido The way of the warrior, honesty code
Kami Shintu Kami was the religion of the Samurai
Sepuko traditional suiscide with the Katana sword
shield with lightning bolt red and black, strenght and wisdom
star sign
Created by: Rocketmikey
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards