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Norman England Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was a major change instituted by king William?

Question 2 2. Normandy was a part of what larger kingdom?

Question 3 3. King William used which of the following to solidify his subjects' loyalty and subordination to the crown?

Question 4 4. At what battle did William win the English throne in 1066?

Question 5 5. Which English king's death sparked the conflict over a successor?

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Question 6 6. During the Crusades, Italian city-states controlled Mediterranean trade and were able to amass great wealth. This prosperity eventually led to which of the following movements?

Question 7 7. How did Western civilization differ from Eastern civilization during the time of the Crusades?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements BEST describes the social impact of the Crusades on European society?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements BEST characterizes the political impact of the Crusades?

Question 10 10. How did the social changes spurred by Pope Urban II's calling of the first Crusade eventually lead to the Protestant Reformation?

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Question 11 11. Due to Norman influence in the royal court of England, what language has had a lasting and obvious effect on English?

Question 12 12. What monarch ruled England prior to the succession of Harold II?

Question 13 13. On what date did the Battle of Hastings occur?

Question 14 14. Thanks to support from Pope Alexander II, the Battle of Hastings carried the same religious and political weight as…

Question 15 15. The Battle of Hastings is considered the culmination of what military action?

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Question 16 16. Which of these was NOT one of the reasons the English lords decided to recognize Stephen as the King of England after Henry I died?

Question 17 17. Who did Henry I name as his successor after his son died?

Question 18 18. The Anarchy occurred between the rules of which two English monarchs?

Question 19 19. What event most directly laid the foundation for the Anarchy?

Question 20 20. What event most directly led to Henry Plantagenet re-conquering England?

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Question 21 21. Why was the the Sixth Crusade, which was led by Frederick II of Germany, successful?

Question 22 22. The Crusaders of the later crusades suffered from _____

Question 23 23. In the Fourth Crusade, why did Crusaders turn against their fellow Christians?

Question 24 24. What evidence is there that the Crusades were about more than regaining the Holy Land from the Muslims?

Question 25 25. How did the Crusades ultimately lead to a decline in papal power and authority?

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Question 26 26. Why did many of Europe's nobles agree to participate in the crusade?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is one of the ways that Pope Urban II employed to entice Europe's aristocrats to go on crusade at Clermont?

Question 28 28. Why did the Byzantine Emperor Alexius Comnenus ask the Pope for help?

Question 29 29. Which of the following was NOT a state established by Western crusaders?

Question 30 30. How did the interests of the Byzantine emperor, Alexius Comnenus differ from those of Pope Urban II?

Norman England Chapter Exam Instructions

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