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MTEL History: Government & Culture in the Middle Ages Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Under feudalism, why did kings give fiefs to their nobles?

Question 2 2. Why were medieval guilds formed?

Question 3 3. What does this work by Duccio show an early attempt at in Gothic painting?

Question 4 4. Which term refers to the illness that wiped out a third of Europe's population in the fourteenth century?

Question 5 5. The main reason Gothic architects used pointed arches was

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Question 6 6. The Urban Revolution had the following effect on Medieval Europe

Question 7 7. Why were merchants good allies for monarchs?

Question 8 8. How do horses compare to oxen as beasts of burden?

Question 9 9. Compare the approaches to nation-state building practiced by Henry VII and Henry VIII.

Question 10 10. What is the most important reason why spurs were vital to the armored knight?

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Question 11 11. What was the main form of Northern European Gothic painting?

Question 12 12. Which of the following Italian cities was NOT a major contender in Mediterranean trade?

Question 13 13. Portions of land given by a lord to his vassal were known as

Question 14 14. Feudalism is a political system based on

Question 15 15. What was the result of the peasants' revolts?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the MOST LIKELY profile of the first monks of Egypt?

Question 17 17. What 5th century event caused Western Europe to fragment into warring groups?

Question 18 18. Why did the French king agree to provide the Paris University with protection and privileges?

Question 19 19. Under feudalism, a serf was a

Question 20 20. How did the crowning of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor in 800 C.E. strengthen his control over Western Europe?

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Question 21 21. Why did the three field crop rotation lead to a population boom?

Question 22 22. The Urban Revolution was made possible by

Question 23 23. The armored knight's main purpose on the medieval battlefield was to _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following best explains Western Europe following Charlemagne's death in 814?

Question 25 25. To be a nation state, a land must have a defined territory with its own independent _____.

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Question 26 26. After the 5th century fall of Rome, Europe

Question 27 27. In 12th century Europe, cities reinforced the factors that supported them by

Question 28 28. When did a peasant revolt occur in England, because of poll taxes?

Question 29 29. Europe's Medieval Agricultural Revolution was made possible by

Question 30 30. Which of the following is indicated by the delicate shading in this painting by Giotto?

MTEL History: Government & Culture in the Middle Ages Chapter Exam Instructions

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