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AP World History: The Late Middle Ages - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, you'll find video lessons on the Late Middle Ages you can use to study for the AP World History exam. Topics covered include the Babylonian captivity of the church and the decline of papal authority. Once you finish this chapter, you should be prepared for:
- Outlining the Western Schism and the tale of three popes
- Discussing the Hundred Years' War between France and England
- Detailing the Little Ice Age and the Black Death
- Describing fourteenth-century peasant revolts across Europe
This helpful chapter is made up of short videos and quizzes that make studying for the AP World History exam simple and stress-free. Use the video tabs feature to quickly navigate any video as needed. Because this chapter is self-paced, you can review as many or as few of the videos for a customized study experience that meets your needs.
1. Babylonian Captivity of the Church and the Decline of Papal Authority
In the Middle Ages, the power of the papacy began to decline. A French pope chose to move his court to France. This lesson explores this event, its background, and its impact on Catholicism.
2. The Western Schism and the Tale of 3 Popes
In the Middle Ages, the Catholic church ended up with three elected popes, creating a division in loyalty. This lesson explores how this incident occurred and how it was finally resolved.
3. The Hundred Years' War: England vs. France
The Hundred Years' War was fought between England and France between 1337 and 1453. This lesson explores what led to the conflict and some of the decisive battles of the war.
4. The Little Ice Age and the Black Death
Fourteenth century Europe experienced a devastating population decline due to a climate cooling, famine, and the plague. This lesson explores how these factors occurred and their impact on Europe.
5. Fourteenth-Century Peasant Revolts Across Europe
Fourteenth-century Europe saw several peasant revolts. This lesson looks at the economic and political conditions that led to these uprisings and names two of the most well-known.
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