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History 14.1 & 14.2
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Which statement best summarizes the cause of the Hundred Years' War?
King Philip VI of France seized the duchy of Gascony from King Edward III of England for disputing his claim to the French throne
The Decameron" by Giovanni Boccaccio (see introduction from Wikipedia below) is a masterpiece of literature written around the same time as the outbreak of plague in Europe. Which of the following statements is most likely untrue regarding how this literary work is related to the Black Death?
Boccaccio identifies for his readers the root cause of the Black Death and ways to protect against it
Which phrase means "as things were before the war"?
status quo ante bellum
Which one of the following statements accurately describes an outcome of the Treaty of Bretigny (1360)?
The former fiefdoms of Aquitaine and Normandy were restored to the king of England
How was the capture of Calais by the English in 1347 a geopolitical victory?
It enabled the English to safely ferry soldiers across the English Channel more quickly
It provided an additional harbor for English navy ships to use while patrolling the English Channel
The code of chivalry that attempted to civilize the warmongering knights of medieval Europe was based on two church social movements called the Peace and Truce of God. The Peace of God...
granted immunity to non-combatants, such as women, children, and priests
What are the "free companies"?
Veterans of the Hundred Years' War who became soldiers for hire (mercenaries)
Just as the United States financed WWII by selling "war bonds", the English initially financed the war against France by selling government-owned stores of its most reliable export...
All of the following statements are true regarding the origin of the Black Death EXCEPT:
This airborne disease arrived in Europe via infected knights returning from the Crusades from the Holy Land
Which early battle during the Hundred Years' War is regarded by historians as a signal of the beginning of the end of chivalry in western civilization?
What are "flagellants"?
Fanatics in Europe who practiced mortification of the flesh by whipping themselves in belief that the Black Death was God's punishment
A war of succession (or civil war) in which of the following Iberian kingdoms was the root cause of the second phase of fighting during the Hundred Years' War?
Castile y Leon
Which statement best describes the Western Schism?
For nearly 30 years, the Catholic Church was split between 2 popes: a legitimate pope and an antipope
The psychotic episodes of which of the Valois monarchs is what ultimately fractured French unity leading into the third and final phase of the Hundred Years' War?
Which feudal lord did Henry of Trastamara choose to support during the second phase of the Hundred Years' War?
Charles V of France
After the Muslim invasion of Iberia in the 8th century, which of the following was the only remaining Christian kingdom (ruled by the Visigoths) to begin the Reconquista?
Who was the heroic king of Agincourt (famously depicted in the play by Shakespeare) who won the right to claim the throne of both England and France?
Which one of the following statements accurately describes the significance of the Treaty of Troyes (1420)?
The king of England gained control over both thrones (England and France) by marrying a princess of Valois
Which of the royal houses of France supported England for a time during the third phase of the Hundred Years' War?
Joan of Arc became a national symbol for France during the later stages of the Hundred Years' War. Which battle did she famously lead the French to in victory against the English?
Which statement best describes the Avignon Papacy?
For about 70 years, elected popes resided in France
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