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Ch 25: European Kingdoms Emerge

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Watch video lessons and learn about the reign of King Henry II, the beliefs of Thomas Aquinas and the impact of the Mongolians on Europe. The quizzes that follow each of the lessons can help you gauge your comprehension of the materials.

European Kingdoms Emerge - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

The European Kingdoms Emerge chapter aims to teach you about challenges to Christian doctrine as well as the legacy of the Magna Carta. It also explores China's technological contributions to European culture, including the printing press, gun powder and the compass. Informative yet brief, our videos contain engaging graphics and narration. Each lesson has a transcript and a self-assessment quiz. The video lessons in this chapter will teach you about:

  • King Henry II's creation of the Constitutions of Clarendon
  • Effects of the Magna Carta
  • The ways in which Classical education posed a threat to the Church
  • The role of the Mongolians in bringing Chinese technology to Europe

Video Objective
The Magna Carta and the Constitution of Clarendon: Definition and Significance Read about the consequences of the Constitutions of Clarendon.
How Thomas Aquinas Saved the Faith from Reason Examine the threat posed by Aristotelian logic.
Mongolians and Their Contributions to Western Civilization Discover how Europeans benefited from Chinese technologies such as paper money and coal.

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