Key Ideas for the Middle Ages

Feudalism and the Feudal Pyramid

Manor system and parts of a manor

Roles of people on a manor

Charlemagne reunites Europe for 50 years, strength and peace

Strength of the Church

The Church's power led to an increase in trade and growth of towns

Education improved because of the Church

The Middle Class evolved because tradesman could make money on their goods and services

Causes of the Crusades

Effects of the Crusades- connections/trade with the Mid-East

Decline of Feudalism and rising power of kings

Nation building in England and France

Hundred Years' War

Magna Carta leads to the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights in the US

People move for economic advantages for their families

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