Feudalism Name: _____________________ Pd: ___ Date: _______________ Chapter 15, Section 2 Read the Chapter 15, Section 2 and complete the worksheet. Vocabulary: Define the following terms IN COMPLETE SENTENCES. 1. feudalism – 2. vassal – 3. fief – 4. knights – 5. serfs – 6. guilds – Complete the social diagram under feudalism and answer the questions. 7. ___________________________ 8. _________________________ 9. ______________________ 10. __________________ 11. Who did peasants rely on for protection? 12. Which group in the diagram served as vassals to the lords & ladies? 13. What did a vassal get in return for his loyalty to the lords & ladies? 14. Cause & Effect: What caused the shift to the feudal system (feudalism) in the 800s AD? 15. Cause & Effect: How did fighting change for knights in the 700s AD? Describe a knight and how he fought before the 700s AD. What invention changed the way knights fought? Describe how a knight fought after the 700s AD. 16. What is a manor? 17. Explain the role of each group on the manor. Explain what they could and couldn’t do. Lords Serfs Feudalism Name: _____________________ Pd: ___ Date: _______________ Chapter 15, Section 2 18. How did serfs gain their freedom? 19. Explain how the following things helped Europeans improve farming? Item How did it help? heavy wheeled plow horse collar rivers windmills crop rotation 20. What rules did knights follow under the code of chivalry? 21. Explain the responsibilities of women when nobles went off to war? 22. Explain the year round-work of a peasant. August & September October November February & March Summer 23. What was the role of peasant women? 24. What were feast days and what happened on those days? 25. ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER - Using the illustration on pg. 525 as a guide, create a drawing of what a medieval manor looked like. Include detail and color.