Medieval Europe

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The end of the Roman Empire marked the beginning of a new era called
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the Middle Ages.
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Why would a lord face at least as much danger from invaders as a peasant would?
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The lord would have more to lose, in terms of wealth and property.
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The term Anglo-Saxon refers to people who
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migrated into England from Germanic regions of Europe.
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After the fall of the Roman Empire, which best describes Europe’s political situation?
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Europe had no centralized government.
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Which description best summarizes why the feudal system benefited all its members?
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interdependence
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How much of Europe’s population died from the plague in the 1300s?
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30-40 percent
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How did the famine and the plague affect the population of Europe in the 1300s?
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They killed millions and led people to move to cites.
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Which of the following is the best definition of a census?
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a count of a population and its property
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As part of the Magna Carta, England’s Parliament had the power to
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approve or reject the king’s proposals.
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One result of the Great Famine in Europe was
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an increase in death rates.
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In what way was the feudal system like the Roman Empire?
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Both provided structure to people’s lives.
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What was a main purpose of church orders?
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to strengthen the role of the Church
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Which of these changes did William the Conqueror make after taking power in England?
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established a central government through feudalism
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One effect of the Crusades was that the Catholic Church
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grew in power and authority.
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How did the development of different languages further divide Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire?
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Speaking different languages meant people from different areas could no longer communicate easily with each other.

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