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WHAP Chapter 10 Review

Chapter 10: A New Civilization Emerges in Western Europe
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During the 11th century, what new architectural style featuring pointed arches and flying buttresses became dominant in western Europe?
Gothic
The post classical period in Western History between the fall of the Roman Empire and the 15th century is referred to as the?
Middle Ages
What twelfth century monk stressed the importance of mystical union with god over logic and philosophy?
Bernard of Clairvaux
Serfs differed from slaves in that
they could not be bought or sold, and owned some of the land they farmed
Which of the following statements about feudalism is most accurate?
Although it inhibited the development of strong central states, some kings were able to use feudalism to build their own power
The leader figure in the synthesis of classical rational phiolsphy with Christian theology was a teacher at the University of Paris in the 13th century
Thomas Aquinas
Which of the following statements concerning the intellectual activity of the medieval west prior to the 8th century is most accurate?
with the few literate people concentrating in monasteries, little was achieved other than copying older manuscripts
Because of its base in the universities of Western Europe the dominant medieval philosophical approach was referred to as
scholasticism
What belief did the conversion of Germanic kings create among Western religious leaders, particularly the pope?
That the Church was superior to the secular rulers
How did the introduction of feudal monarchy into England compare to the political experience of France?
English Feudal monarchy was introduced abruptly following 1066, while French Feudal monarchy developed more slowly.
Following the fall of Rome, where was the center of the post-classical West?
in the central plain of Northern Europe-France, the low countries, Southern and Western Germany
Which of the following statements concerning the medieval economy is most true?
medieval economics was a combination of capitalistic and feudal practices
Who were the scandinavian Invaders who disrupted the development of durable political institutions in the mideval west until the 10th century?
vikings
Which of the following statements concerning the Holy Roman Emperors after the tenth century is most accurate?
the rule of the Holy Roman Emperors became increasingly hollow, because they did not build a solid monarchy from regional foundations
Which of the following statements about feudalism is most accurate?
Although it inhibited the development of strong central states, some kings were able to use feudalism to build their own power
The fourth crusade was manipulated by merchants in venice, who turned it into an attack on
Constantinople
Who was Jacque Coeur?
One of Europe's most extraordinary merchants, demonstrated the opportunities and risks of new forms of trade
Which of the following statements concerning the impact of christianity on polytheistic religions in Western Europe is most accurate?
the process of conversion produced a religious amalgam in which beliefs in magic and supernatural spirits coexisted with Christianity
In what year did Pope Urban II call for the first crusade?
1095
In what way was the educational system of the medieval West different from that of China
the universities were not tied into a single bureaucratic system
By what century did France achieve a complete feudal monarchy?
fifteen
The member of the military elite who relieved land in return for military service in the bands of the greater lords were called
vassals
Which of the following developments was NOT a result of the improved economy of the High Middle Ages?
conflicts between peasants and the landlords became rare, if they didn't disappear altogether
Where was the greatest concentration of urbanization after the tenth century in Europe?
Italy and the Low Countries
One-third of the land left not planted each year to increase fertility
Three-field system
What was the impact of the improved economy after the 10th century on the social system of wester Europe?
the increased pace of economic life created a less rigid structure
Which of the following was NOT a benefit of the monastic movement in western Europe?
their political organization provided the foundation for the political order established in France, Germany, and England
What country achieved feudal monarchy prior to the end of the Middle Ages?
England
Agricultural laborers under the jurisdiction of aristocratic landowners were called
serfs
What frankish king was responsible for the conversion of his people to christianity in ored to gain a vague domination over the Franks?
Clovis
What monk was responsible for the creation of a set of rules for Western monasteries in the sixth century?
Benedict of Nursia
Which of the following statements about feudalism is most accurate?
Although it inhibited the development of strong central states, some kings were able to use feudalism to build their own power
In what year was charlemagne able to establish a substantial, if temporary, empire in France and Germany?
800
Which of the following was a result of the Hundred Years War during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries?
kings reduced their reliance on feudal forces in favor or paid armies
which of the following was NOT typical of the challenges to typical medieval institutions in the fifteenth century?
a single imperial government replaced the fragmented political structure of the middle ages
Which of the following was NOT a power of the papacy immediately after 500?
the appointment of all bishops
Pope Gregory VII decreed the practice of investiture invalid. What was investiture?
the practice of state appointment of bishops
Which of the following statements about the manorial system is NOT true?
it was technologically sophisticated
All of the following were functions of the merchant and artisan guilds EXCEPT?
ensuring a free market economy