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Middle Ages

Middle Ages and Crusades Quiz

TermDefinition
Serf (Middle Ages) a person who is bound to the land and owned by the feudal lord
Charter a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights
Chivalry Code of conduct for knights during the Middle Ages. Being a gentleman with good manners
Manor economy they were self-sufficient grew their own FOOD.
Feudalism a political and social system that developed during the Middle Ages; nobles offered protection and land in return for service
Vassal in the middle ages, a noble who usually was given a fief by his lord in exchange for loyalty
What were the results of the plague in Europe? 1/3rd of the Europe population died because of the plague.The labor shortage was very severe, especially in the short term, and consequently, wages rose.
What were the chief goals and the major results of the Crusades? The First Crusade was a military expedition by European Christians to regain the Holy Lands taken by the Muslim conquest of the Levant, which resulted in the capture of Jerusalem in 1099.
How did the three-field system contribute to the agricultural revolution that took place during the middle ages? it allowed the peasants to grow more crop during the year which meant more food for everyone.
Why did the church have great power over people during the middle ages? Church was law. You didn't argue, or you died. Add mass illiteracy and the lack of a printing press, and you have a bunch of stupid, superstitious people ruled by corrupt, powerful men of religion. They killed the ****** that disobyed them.
Which group made up the largest part of the population in feudal society? Peasants
What helped unite Charlemagne's empire? he was crowned by the pope leo third. It Blended Roman, Christian, & Germanic elements
Why did some religious people want to reform the church during midieval times? During the medieval period there was a particular issue that continued to create corruption within the church and corresponding reform movements. Therefore people wanted to change it.
Under feudalism, lords granted land to vassals in exchange for what? In exchange for loyalty and military aid.
Muslims Followers of Islam
Leif Erickson A Norse explorer who was likely the first to discover North America. Settled at Vinland, which in present day is the Northern tip of Newfoundland.
Charlemagne Frankish king who conquered most of Europe and was crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Leo III in the year 800
Apprentice a person who works for an expert in a trade or craft in return for training
Fief land granted by a lord to a vassal in exchange for loyalty and service
Merchant a businessperson engaged in retail trade
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