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1

Feudalism evolved because of?

Lack of government protection

2

In monorail system: the person who received land from The Lord was called?

Vassal

3

During the Crusades, Saladin was leader of?

Muslims

4

Mock battles when knights used for training were called?

Tournaments

5

First document protecting rights of people?

The Magna Carta

6

Selling or buying of church positions is called _______

Simony

7

The king and queen of Spain rid their country of Muslims

Reconquista

8

Act of king appointing religious positions is called?

Lay Investiture

9

Schism means?

A split in the Catholic Church

10

The English king who battled soup or Saladin in the 3rd Crusade was?

King Richard the lion hearted

11

Who brought Christianity to the Franks?

Clovis

12

What does a serf mean?

Peasant

13

A tithe was a payment made to?

A church

14

A manor was?

A lords estate

15

Knights traded military service for?

Land

16

What crusade was it when the Muslims captured Jerusalem?

First crusade

17

During reconquista, who was drive out of Spain?

Muslims

18

Pope whose call for action resulted in the 1st crusade

Urban the 2nd

19

Who lead victorious forces at the battle of tours?

Charles Martel

20

Best way to summarize the relationship between lords, manors and peasants?

They all depended on eachother for survival

21

Who were the Northmen?

Vikings

22

How did the Bubonic Plague spread across Asia?

Rats and Mongolians

23

Who reunited Western Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire?

Charlemagne

24

A knight fought for everything except?

His country

25

Crusades didn't?

End feudalism

26

Who led Norman conquest of England?

William the conqueror

27

Church reformers focused on 3 problems excluding

Usury

28

Gothic cathedrals create sense of?

Height and light

29

Middle Ages ended at?

100 years war

30

Most effective fighters were?

English long-bow men

31

Girl burned for witchcraft was?

Joan of Arc