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Which of the following best describe the reign of the Frankish king Clovis?
He ruled according to Frankish custom while preserving the Roman legacy in Gaul and converting his people to Christianity.
Which best explains the long term impact of the Hundred Years' War for England?
Although the English eventually had to give up much of their French holdings, the war forced England to create a more centralized form of government and more efficient forms of taxation. At the same time, the use of the crossbow reorganized the military into a cheaper and more effective force that would easily adapt to the use of firearms.
Which of the following best explains the medieval phrase "Town air makes free."
Towns, benefiting from the increased trade during the High Middle Ages, were able to gain rights that allowed greater freedoms for their citizens and escape from the feudal system.
The Babylonian Captivity of the Church best illustrates
The decline of Papal authority in the face of strong centralized authority of the late Medieval kingdom
Which of the following was NOT a characteristic of medieval literature?
Primary focus was on education and not entertainment
Which of the following best describes the impact of the Vikings?
They were feared for their conquests and raids but also known for the establishment of trading outposts and colonies throughout Europe and even the Americas.
Which of the following is an example of how monarchs centralized their power during the High Middle Ages (1000-1300)?
Kings set up bureaucracies that administered justice and taxation.
What opportunities did medieval convents offer women that they could not find elsewhere in medieval Europe?
Women could compose music, receive an education and write scholarly books.
Which of the following was NOT a consequence of the Crusades?
After decades of war, Europeans retreated from the global stage. This began a period of renewed focus on European issues that culminated in the Renaissance.
Which of the following best explains the relationship between guilds and the new urban middle class?
The new middle class used guilds a means of gaining political rights as well as gaining greater influence over the economy and regulating their specific trade.
Which of the following was a cause of the increase in population between 1000 and 1300?
New approaches to agriculture that included the three field system, iron plows, and the collar harness.
Which of the following best defines the role and legacy of the Magna Carta?
Although initially concerned with the rights of the nobility, the rights dictated in the Magna Carta, such as participation in government, habeas corpus and the right to due process of law, were eventually spread to all citizens and continue to be viewed as essential human rights to this day.
Which of the following was NOT a factor that helped with the spread of the Black Death?
Rise of the middle class
Which part of European society was most impacted by the Plague?
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