World History A/Alternative Assignment for Middle Ages (Unit 1, # 3 on contract)
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:
7. common law
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