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Chapter 5 : The Downfall of Feudalism

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  • Q1
    Which of the following was a reform (change) made by King Henry II of England?
    People who were accused of crimes had the right to go to court and prove they were innocent.
    England paid soldiers to be in the army.
    Nobles had to let their serfs go free.
    Ordinary people elected their rulers.
    30s
  • Q2
    Who was Thomas Becket?
    An archbishop who disagreed with the King Henry about clergy being judged in Royal Court instead of Church Court.
    A peasant who worked her way up to a commander in the military and saved France
    A king who signed the Magna Carta because he believed that everyone should be equal.
    30s
  • Q3
    Match the word to the correct description.
    Users link answers
    Linking
    30s
  • Q4
    One reason the Bubonic Plague spread was because people were bathing too often. The infection spread from their skin into the water and got on to other people.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q5
    One reason the Bubonic Plague spread was because birds would bite people. When the birds bit them, the bacteria would spread from the bird to the human.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q6
    One reason the Bubonic Plague spread was because people in Europe were trading (buying and selling) with Asia. People in Asia had the plague and spread it to the Europeans when they came in contact.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q7
    The Bubonic Plague, Hundred Years War, and Magna Carta were all during what time period in Europe?
    The Renaissance (years 1300 through 1700)
    The Middle Ages (years 400 through almost 1500)
    The Scientific Revolution (years 1500 through 1700)
    30s
  • Q8
    The Bubonic Plague and Hundred Years War happened at about the same time in history.
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q9
    How did the Bubonic Plague contribute to the downfall of Feudalism and more power/equality for common people?
    The new law gave more rights and freedoms to common people; the King's power was limited; and common people became a part of the government.
    People felt more loyal to their country instead of their manor; common people were used as soldiers instead of knights; and better weapons that everyone could use meant knights were not important
    Social structures crumbled because there were no people left; remaining workers could bargain for better working conditions; and peasants rebelled when Lords tried to bring Feudalism back.
    30s
  • Q10
    Why was the Longbow a new and better weapon than the Crossbow?
    The longbow allowed soldiers to sneak up on their enemies without being detected.
    The longbow could shoot arrows further and stronger, breaking through the armor of knights on horses.
    The longbow was invented by the best scientists of the time and the kings paid them to make the longbows the best weapon.
    30s
  • Q11
    Joan of Arc inspired people to have a greater sense of loyalty to their country.
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q12
    How did the Hundred Years War contribute to the downfall of Feudalism and more power/equality for common people?
    Social structures crumbled because there were no people left; remaining workers could bargain for better working conditions; and peasants rebelled when Lords tried to bring Feudalism back.
    People felt more loyal to their country instead of their manor; common people were used as soldiers instead of knights; and better weapons that everyone could use meant knights were not important
    The new law gave more rights and freedoms to common people; the King's power was limited; and common people became a part of the government.
    30s
  • Q13
    How did the Magna Carta and Model Parliament contribute to the downfall of Feudalism and more power/equality for common people?
    People felt more loyal to their country instead of their manor; common people were used as soldiers instead of knights; and better weapons that everyone could use meant knights were not important
    Social structures crumbled because there were no people left; remaining workers could bargain for better working conditions; and peasants rebelled when Lords tried to bring Feudalism back.
    The new law gave more rights and freedoms to common people; the King's power was limited; and common people became a part of the government.
    30s
  • Q14
    The Bubonic Plague made life harder for Jews because they were blamed for starting the disease.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q15
    Match the word with the correct definition.
    Users link answers
    Linking
    30s

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