World History A/Alternative Assignment for Middle Ages (Unit 1, # 3 on contract)

 

Name: __________________________________________________

 

Look up the following information online and follow the directions:

 

Write at least 3 sentences explaining and defining the meaning of each word and idea:

 

1.      Feudalism

 

 

 

2.      Manor

 

 

 

 

3.      Chivalry

 

 

 

4.      frontier

 

 

 

 

5.      serf

 

 

 

 

 

6.      excommunication

 

 

 

 

7.      common law

 

 

 

 

8.      crusade

 

 

 

 

9.      plague

 

 

 

 

10.  longbow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.  Charlemagne

 

 

 

 

12.  High Middle Ages

 

 

 

 

13.  William the Conqueror

 

 

 

14.  King John of England

 

 

 

15.  Thomas Becket

 

 

 

 

16.  Holy Roman Empire

 

 

 

 

17.  Concordat of Worms

 

 

 

 

18.  Pope Urban II

 

 

 

 

19.  Joan of Arc

 

 

 

 

Write at least 4 sentences for each answer to the questions below:

 

1.      Why did feudalism develop in the Middle Ages?

 

 

 

 

 

2.      Describe the economy of a medieval manor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.      How would you describe the Church in the late Middle Ages?

 

 

 

 

 

4.      Why was the Magna Carta important?

 

 

 

 

 

5.      What new weapons was used during the Hundred Years War? (explain who used what)

 

 

 

 

 

6.      Explain how the Black Plague came to Europe