Flashcards in Chapter 5 Section 3 Deck (24):
these were written statements of the rights of the townspeople
four basic rights granted to townspeople
freedom-if you lived in the town for a year + 1 day= grant of freedom
exemption-free from work on the manor
town justice- this was each court system in town
commercial privileges-sale your goods in town
the new middle class fell between the
nobility and the middle class
the new middle class consisted of
merchants, bankers, artisans
french middle class
English middle class
German middle class
how did the middle class gain power
through their economic status .
climbed social ladder by money
associations of merchants that governed the towns
what did the merchant guild do
maintain quality standards
what did this?
set the rules for their trade
trained younger craftsment
cost of materials at a reasonable profit
an apprentice started at what age?
7 or 8
what did the apprentice learn
they learned the craft but earned no wages.
how long did an apprentice train?
skilled worker that now receives wages
work that would be judged by a master craftsman
what happens if your masterpiece was approved
you became a guild member
what are 3 town appeals?
town provided a way for protection
danger of town
the black death's symptoms
black open sores on skin
how did the black death come to europe
caravans from Asia brought rats that brought fleas that carried the disease.
how many people died of the black plague