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.
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


Charlemagne King of Franks; united much of France, Germany, and northern Italy
Papal States Territories in central Italy controlled by the pope
counts Title of nobility
navigation Guidance of ships from place to place
sagas long stories about great Icelandic heroes and events
Leif Eriksson Norwegian explorer; led a group of vikings to North America
knights Nobles who were members of a lord´s armored cavalry
fief Grant of land from a lord to a vassal
vassal Person granted land from a lord in return for services
feudal system Political system based on granting land in exchange for services
fealty Loyalty owed by a vassal to his feudal lord
manorial system Economic system in the middle ages that was built around estates
serfs Peasants legally bound to their lord´s land
Alfred the Great King of Wessex; defeated Danish invaders and united Anglo-Saxon England
William the Conqueror King of England; powerful French noble who brought England feudalism
Domesday Book Written record of English landowners and their property mabe in order by William the Conqueror
Eleanor the Aquitaine Queen of France and England; most powerful woman in Europe in the middle ages
Magna Carta Charter agreed by King John of England that granted nobles certain rights and restricted the king´s power
Parliament Governing body of England
Hugh Capet King of France; elected to succeed King Louis V
Otto the Great King of Germany; defeated the Magyar army
Reconquista Effort of Christian leaders to drive the Muslims out of Spain
piety Devotion to one´s religion
pontificate Papal term in office
Pope Gregory VII Roman Catholic Pope; his assertion of church power led to conflict with Henry IV
Henry IV King of Germany; excommunicated by Pope Gregory VII
Created by: wesleycarver