Chapter 6 Section 5 Flashcards Preview

World History > Chapter 6 Section 5 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 6 Section 5 Deck (15):
1

bad spirits (demons) made

life dificult

2

thought to have a special understanding of how the world worked

wise/ cunning people

3

good witches are

wise people

4

bad witches

people with misfortune

5

bad witches made a pact with the

devil

6

usually an ______ was a easy target as a bad witch

elder widow

7

primary occupation of most people

farming

8

communities tended to _____ and _______

work
made decisions together

9

if anyone upset village traditions they were

treated harshly

10

single printed sheets

broadsides

11

published predictions about the weather and prospects for growing crops

almanacs

12

the measure of the quality of life

standard of living

13

Peasantry made up to _____ of the population

85-90%

14

black death reduced population by at least

1/3

15

no longer played an important rule in people's view of daily life

superstitions .