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Before and during the fall of Rome

Moved out of urban areas
Small land owners sold land

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Dark ages

Own survival
Little education
Trade declined
No money used
Law and order vanished

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Feudalism

A political, economic and social system

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Vassal

Receives a grant from lord in exchange for loyalty

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Fief

Land given to the vassal by the lord in return for service

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Serfs

Pedants legally bound to the land

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Chivalry

Honor code for Knights

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Franks

Bold strong courageous

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Clovis

Early king of France

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Charles Martel

Mayor or palace "hammer"

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Battle of tours

732 drove the Muslims out of France

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Charlemagne

Holy Roman Empire
Doubled the kingdom.
Revived learning

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Holy Roman Empire

Part France part honky Roman Empire
Conflict between emperor and popes

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Battle of Hastings

1066 William defeated Harold

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Manga carta

Clear limits on royal power
No tax
Jury trial
Protection of law
Parliament
Legislative groups