The Middle Ages

Chapter 14
The Feudal
System
Life in
Europe
The
Church
People
we
Should
Know
Going
on a
Trip
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The Feudal System 100
Name 3 buildings you might find on
a manor
Answer: Manor House, mill, barn,
peasants houses, bakery
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The Feudal System 200
What did a “vassal” have to do for a
“Lord”?
Answer: Give taxes (money,
crops,animals), fight against other
lords
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The Feudal System 300
Who did the fighting in the Feudal
system?
Answer: Knights
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The Feudal System 400
Whas was the Lord’s role in the
Feudal system?
Answer: To defend his vassals and
peasants
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The Feudal System 500
How could a serf get his freedom?
Answer: Buy it, or escape for a
year and a day
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Life in Europe 100
Which disease spread throughout
Europe on fleas living on rats,
killing 1/3 of all people in Europe
Answer: The “Black Death” or the
Bubonic Plague
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Life in Europe 200
This war led both England and
France to feel more like nations
Answer: The Hundred Years’ War
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Life in Europe 300


Answer: a traveling musician who
spread tales of knights’ courage
What was a troubadour?
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Life in Europe 400
This document forced the king to
give certain rights and freedoms
to the nobles
Answer: The Magna Carta
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Life in Europe 500
Why did trade grow in Western
Europe?
Answer: Europe became safer, the
Church brought stability, and
people could travel and trade more
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The Church 100
Why did so many people become
Christians in Europe? (what did it
offer?)
Answer: The promise of life after
death and the punishment of the
wicked
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The Church 200
Name 3 events where the Church
was involved in everyday life
Answer: births, weddings, funerals
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The Church 300
What were monasteries and
convents?
Answer: places where religious
people went to live, pray, and study
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The Church 400
How did the Church have power in
politics in the Middle Ages?
Answer: they made laws, could
excommunicate kings, and they
had money
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The Church 500
Over what issues did the Church
struggle with Kings?
Answer: power: the ability to
choose Bishops
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People We Should Know 100
The French peasant girl who
inspired her people to fight the
British
Answer: Joan of Arc
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People We Should Know 200
Who encouraged the first trip to the
Holy Land?
Answer: Pope Urban the II
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People We Should Know 300
This Muslim leader fought off King
Richard the Lionhearted and kept
Jerusalem under Muslim control
Answer: Saladin
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People We Should Know 500
What king angered his nobles,
leading to the signing of the
Magna Carta?
Answer: King John

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People We Should Know 400
The people who held the Holy Land
before Christian knights decided to
take it back

Answer: The Seljuk Turks
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Going on a Trip 100
The military expedition against the
Muslims was called________
Answer: The Crusades
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Going on a Trip 200
Which of the trips to the Holy Land
was a victory for the Christians?
Answer: The First
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Going on a Trip 300
Why was the Holy Land important
to Christians?
Answer: it was the place where all
the events in the Bible took place
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Going on a Trip 400
What products did returning
soldiers bring back to Europe?

Answer: Fruits, silks, spices,
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Going on a Trip 500
What was the long-term benefit of
these expeditions to the Holy
Land for the Europeans?
They learned science, math,
astronomy, and began to trade with
the East