5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- How did the growth of the money economy contribute to the decline of the feudal system?
- Why did kings grant charters to towns?
- How were the crusaders able to retain the territories they conquered in the Holy Land following the First Crusade?
- Why were university students so disliked by townspeople in the late Middle Ages?
- How did the Crusades contribute to the growth of strong central government in Western Europe?
- a towns paid taxes and increased power of king made central government stronger
- b they increased the rate of changes that were already going underway, so that a central government was more powerful
- c individual leaders carved out areas for themselves
- d schools operated separately within community and there were "Town and Gown Riots"
- e kings, clergy, and nobles needed money in place of traditional feudal services and serfs became able to buy their freedom
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the preservation of ancient learning
- rebellion and charter
- absolution of sins to those who are killed in battle, wealth and territorial rule, and freedom from creditors
- submission of the Byzantine Church (Eastern Orthodox) to Rome
- crowded, unclean, dark, and genuinely unpleasant
5 True/False Questions
What impact did the arrival of the Crusaders have on the Muslims of the Near East? → kings, clergy, and nobles needed money in place of traditional feudal services and serfs became able to buy their freedom
Howe did the Crusades contribute to the end of the feudal system in Western Europe? → they increased the rate of changes that were already going underway, so that a central government was more powerful
What were the functions of the craft guilds? → regulate trade, maintain commercial monopoly in town, and establish rules for competition
Why were so many moneylenders Jews? What impact did the connection of Jews with moneylending have on the image/stereotype held by many Christians in the late Middle Ages? → Anti-Semitic laws kept Jews from trades and other economic activities; it increased prejudice and created negative stereotyping
What literary development in the High Middle Ages made literature more available to the general public and helped to increase literacy? → Scholasticism