Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


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.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

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

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

Chapter 19

Middle Ages

fjord a narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes
missionaries people who are sent by a religions organization to spread the faith
concordat agreement between the pope and the ruler of a country
feudalism political order, under feudalism, nobles governed and protected people in return for services
vassal a low-ranking noble under the protection of a feudal lord
fief a feudal estate belonging to a vassal
knight a mounted man-at-arms serving a lord
chivalry the system, spirit, or customs of medieval knighthood
serf a member of the peasant class tied to the land and subject to the will of the landowner
guild a group of merchants or craftspeople
grand jury a group of citizens that meets to decide whether people should be accused of a crime
trial jury a group of citizens that decides whether an accused person is innocent or guilty
theology the study of religious faith, practice, and experience
scholasticism a way of thinking
vernacular the everyday spoken language of a region
mass religous worhsip service for Catholic Christians
heresy ideas that go against church teachings
anti-Semitism hostility toward or discrimination against Jews
plague a disease that spreads quickly and kills many people
Reconquista the Christian "reconquest" of the Iberian peninsula