Social Studies independent questions Medival Times

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Independent Questions on Medieval Times

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What church dominated what is now Europe during the Middle Ages?

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Who was in charge of the Roman Catholic Church during the Middle Ages?

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What were two contributions Charlemagne made as leader of the Roman Empire?

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Why do you think Pope Urban II wanted take control of Jerusalem?

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What was one of the benefits of the feudal system? Who benefited the most from feudalism? Explain.

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Answers to Questions on Medieval Times

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The Christian Church/Roman Catholic Church dominated what is now Europe during the Middle Ages.

The Pope (accept Pope Urban II)

He built new roads and bridges, reunited most of western Europe, started

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schools, started feudalism (any two)

He wanted get rid of the Muslim Turks, who controlled major trade routes between Africa, Asia and Europe use discretion)

Help unify Europe, free education, new roads and bridges(chose anyone or similar) The King benefited the most because he received taxes, owned most of the land or something similar (use discretion)

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