Chapter 14 Study Guide (doc)

Chapter 14
Lesson 1: Geography of Europe
1. The _____________________ separate Europe from Asia.
2. Most of Europe’s farms can be found in the regions known as
_____________________________ and _________________________.
3. The _______________ River is Europe’s longest river.
4. During the Middle Ages, the _____________________ of some
European landforms lead to planting crops on the fertile land.
5. Europe’s climate can generally be described as ________________.
Lesson 2: Rulers and Invaders
1. The _____________ ____________ contained 63 clauses and limited
the king’s power.
2. ____________________ was a ruler who was crowned emperor by
Pope Leo III.
3. Fierce pirates and warriors from Scandinavia were known as
4. William the Conqueror led Normans to invade _____________.
Lesson 3: Life in the Middle Ages
1. In the system of feudalism, the ____________ farmed the land.
2. Lords and knights were loyal to the King and provided
3. Crop surpluses in the Manors led to the ___________ of towns.
4. The ________ helped to:
a. guarantee a fair price for goods.
b. buy lots of goods cheaply.
c. control the marketplace.
Lesson 4: Crusades, Trade and the Plague
1. The decline of Byzantine control over Asia Minor was marked by
the defeat of the Byzantines at the hands of _______________________.
2. Emperor ________________ ________________ asked Pope Urban II
for help getting Christian knights to fight the Turks.
3. Goods traded along the Silk Road included __________, ivory and
_________ __________.
1. How did the people of Europe use the continent’s waterways?
2. What was the purpose of the Domesday Book?
3. How did the bubonic plague affect the economy of Europe in the
*The Bonus will be about Time Zones.*
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