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Unit 2: Middle Ages
|Byzantine, Islamic, or Both? One strong ruler
|Byzantine, Islamic, or Both? Christianity helped to unite the empire over a common culture
|Jewish and Muslim faiths were allowed to practice their religion freely
|Who set a strict code of laws in the Byzantine empire that was used as a basis for our law system?
|What did the Islamic empire make advancements in during the Middle Ages?
|science, math, medicine, and astronomy
|Why was the Church so powerful in feudal Europe?
|owned a lot of land
|What could the Church do if the King challenged their power?
|What was the motives for Christians to fight in the Crusades?
|faith, wealth, and opportunity
|How did the Crusades change life in Feudal Europe?
|new goods and learning
|How did the Mongols communicate with their large empire?
|How did the Mongols prevent soldiers from deserting the battlefield?
|executing the whole group
|How did the Mongols use biological warfare to defeat their enemies?
|hurled plague corpses at enemies
|Which group was credited in starting the spread of the plague to Europe?
|How did the plague spread to Europe?
|infected fleas on rats
|How did the infected rats make their way to Europe?
|What was the end result of the Crusades?
|Muslims maintained control of the Holy Land
|What happened to Constantinople during the Crusades?
|attacked and burned down
|What was the result of the attack of Constantinople during the Crusades?
|Byzantine empire collapsed
|Who was the leader of the Muslim army that made a peace deal with King Richard the Lionheart?
|With the development of Nation-States, the power of the King changed in what way?
|gained land and made all decisions
|What happened to manors at the end of feudalism?
|What new social classes developed at the end of feudalism?
|merchants, artisans, scholars
|What is the definition of nationalism?
|people are loyal to their nation
|What happened to trade after the Crusades?
|new routes for luxury items like silk, spices, and pearls