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Medieval Europe

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  • Q1
    What event marked the shift from ancient to modern times?
    Clovis' rule of Europe
    Use of the Steel Plow
    Western Europe's Fall of Rome
    Fall of Athens
  • Q2
    What is the Great Schism?
    A large canyon in Colorado
    The attack led by the Vikings from Scandanavia
    The result of Charlemagne's death
    The division of the Roman Catholic Church due to multiple popes.
  • Q3
    What was the effect of the Great Schism on the Roman Catholic Church?
    Began making people question its accuracy
    There was no effect on Catholicism
    Many Crusaders slaughter Jews on the way
    Crusaders took back the Holy Lands
  • Q4
    Which event did Charlemagne complete in an effort to get out of the "Dark Ages?"
    Doubling the borders of the kingdom
    Establishing a palace school for learning
    Brought the military in to aid Pope Leo III
    Dividing his kingdom into three realms
  • Q5
    The biggest threat to the Merovingian rulers came from?
    Vikings raiders from Scandinavia
    Clovis and his military
    Each other (feuding with neighboring feudal states)
  • Q6
    Feudalism developed because
    The people were unhappy with King John for losing land to France
    Pope Urban II called for volunteers to take back the Holy Land
    The King refused to help villages that were not near his palace
    Isolated villages were being raided and taken over weakening the monarchy
  • Q7
    If King Richard I gave land to Lord Beckett in exchange for Lord Beckett’s loyalty and use of his knights in a time of crisis it would be called
  • Q8
    Which of the following terms focuses on agricultural production and the economic ties between the nobles and the peasants?
  • Q9
    All of the following items are true in regards to Manorialism with the exception of
    The manorial system provided a stable way of life during a chaotic time
    Manors had to be self-sufficient because of the constant warfare and invasions
    Lords would promise loyalty and knights to fight for the king when needed
    Peasants provided labor in exchange for use of the lord’s facilities
  • Q10
    Nuns would most likely be responsible for
    Creating illuminated manuscripts
    Ruling over the Inquisition
    Scribing books by hand
    Teaching daughters of nobles needed skills to be a lady
  • Q11
    Denying basic church teachings is known as
  • Q12
    All of these words or phrases could describe the Inquisition except
    Impartial or Fair
    Threatened to excommunicate those who didn't repent
    Religious Court
    Often tortured people for confession
  • Q13
    After signing the Magna Carta, King John
    Could punish freemen without a trial if they were suspected of treason
    Royal power had no limits
    Could no longer collect taxes unless the Great Council approved it
    All of these
  • Q14
    House of Commons is made up of
    Knights and Nobles
    Burgess and Knights
    Clergy and Nobles
    Knights and Clergy
  • Q15
    House of Lords is made up of
    Knights and Clergy
    Nobles and Knights
    Burgesses and Knights
    Clergy and Nobles

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