Medieval Common Assessment Practice

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Part 1

Feudalism is based on an between lords and vassals.

A weak and unstable Europe lead to the rise of feudalism because Kings and lords needed to protect their lands against .

Farming was the economic basis of the manor system because farming produced enough food to make manors .

The reason towns began to grow around A.D. 1000 was because powerful lords brought and stability.

The medieval European lord-vassal system was based on the lord's granting of land to the vassal in return for service.


Part 2

Europe's geography contributed to the development of the manor system because there were plentiful natural which allowed manors to be self-supporting.

spread partly due to Charlemagne's conquests.

Pope Gregory Henry IV in order to settle the conflict they had regarding authority over the people.

Early European monarchs found it helpful to build strong relations with the church because the church had great influence over a number of people.

King Henry tried to establish the monarch's independence from the pope's .


Part 3

England's early parliament gained the right to control and collect .

The guaranteed the right to trial by jury.

was first used in medieval England to protect citizens from unlawful imprisonment.

The Magna Carta, a model parliament, habeas corpus, and the glorious revolution led England towards a government.

The event that led to the first crusade was the Seljuk Turks Christian pilgrimages to the Holy Land.

Part 4

Religious persecution of Jews and others as a result of the Crusades.

Because of the Crusades, Kings power due to the weakening of the feudal system.

The Crusades affected the economies of Central and Western Europe because cloth and spices brought back the crusaders led to greater interest in .

During medieval times, the wealth of the Church made it powerful than the individual monarchs.

During the middle ages, monastic orders preserved knowledge of and ancient texts.

During the middle ages, the Church's organization gave it enormous influence over almost every aspect of life.