Test Review - Madison County Schools

Middle Ages Test Review
( ch.18 sections 4&5 NOT included)
1. Recall: In what parts of Europe was Christianity common at the beginning of the Middle Ages?
2. What are missionaries?
3. Analyze: Why was Patrick important?
4. Contrast: How were medieval monks and missionaries different?
5. Make Inferences: How did monks infl uence life outside of the monasteries?
6. Summarizing :How did missionaries and monks help spread Christianity into new areas?
8. Analyze What changes did the Franks make under Clovis?
9. Explain: How did Charlemagne create a large empire?
10. Evaluate: Which of Charlemagne’s accomplishments do you think had the most lasting effect? Why?
11. Finding Main Ideas :What were Charlemagne’s major accomplishments?
12. Identify: Of the groups that invaded Europe in the 700s and 800s, which was the most feared?
13. Summarize: What damage did the invasions cause?
14. How do you think the building of new monasteries helped spread Christianity?
15. In what ways was the empire of the Franks under Charlemagne like the Roman Empire?
16. What two groups of people were largely responsible for the northern spread of Christianity?
17. Describe :Under the feudal system, what type of exchange took place between lords and vassals?
18. Explain: How could a vassal become a lord?
19. Make Inferences: Why were the Frankish kings unable to defend their empire against invaders, such as the
Vikings, Magyars, and Muslims?
20. Sequencing :What led to the creation of feudalism?
21. Recall: Where did feudalism first emerge?
22. Identify: Who was William the Conqueror?
23. Sequence: How did feudalism spread in the 1000s?
24. Sequencing :How did feudalism spread to England?
25. What was a manor?
26. Explain: Why didn’t knights farm the land they received? because they provided protection and had
peasants to farm the land
27. Contrast: How did peasants differ from serfs?
28. What did serfs get in return for working the fields on their lords’ land?
29. Summarize: What responsibilities did the lord have in running his manor?
30. Analyze: What role did women play in medieval society?
31. Contrasting :How were the lives of nobles and peasants different?
32. Recall: When did towns start becoming cities and new towns start appearing?
33. Make Inferences: Why did Europe’s population increase?
34. Whom might a pope choose to excommunicate?
35. Why did some popes eventually begin to live like royalty?
36. How did becoming king in England and France differ from how it was done in the Holy Roman Empire?
37. In what region did many bishops not recognize the pope’s authority?
38. Why did Leo IX believe that all church offi cials should answer to him?
39. What might have happened if Leo IX had not excommunicated the bishop of Constantinople?
40. How did the powers of popes and kings differ?
41. What compromise solved the conflict over who had the right to choose bishops?
42. Why do you think a king would want to select bishops himself?
43. How did Leo IX try to increase popes’ authority?
44. What caused Gregory and Henry’s power struggle
45. How do you think the Crusades affected Muslim attitudes toward the Christian West?
46. What did the First Crusade accomplish?
47. How did geography limit the success of the Crusades?
48. What were some results of the Crusades?
49. What is the clergy?
50. Why do you think people left land to the church when they died?
51. What is a religious order?
52. Why do you think monks and friars owned no property?
53. What is the difference between monks and friars?
54. Recall Why were the first universities created?
55. How did teaching university classes in Latin help international relationships?
56. How did Thomas Aquinas think understanding natural law could help people?
57. What is a cathedral?
58. How did Gothic churches differ from earlier churches?
59. How did the church influence art and architecture?
60. How did the Black Death affect Europe