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Ch 16: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Medieval Civilization

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In this chapter, our expert instructors put together a set of lessons to enhance your knowledge in preparation for your taking the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Social Science Multi-Content test. The subject matter covered is medieval civilization.

MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Medieval Civilization - Chapter Summary

These short lessons on medieval times are meant to enhance your knowledge ahead of taking the MEGA Social Science Multi-Content test. Our instructors will set you up for answering test questions on such lesson topics as:

  • The structure and history of medieval feudalism
  • Agricultural technologies developed during the medieval warm period
  • An overview of the medieval fief
  • The spread of Christianity over medieval Europe
  • An examination of Christian anti-Semitism in medieval Europe
  • Babylon captures the Church and Papal authority declines
  • A look at the Hundred Years' War between England and France
  • A discussion of the Black Death and the Little Ice Age
  • Europe's fourteenth century peasant revolts

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10 Lessons in Chapter 16: MEGA Social Science Multi-Content: Medieval Civilization
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What is Medieval Feudalism? - Definition, Structure & History

1. What is Medieval Feudalism? - Definition, Structure & History

In this lesson, you'll learn about the historical background, basic structure, and general nature of feudalism as practiced in Medieval Europe between the 9th and 15th centuries.

The Medieval Warm Period and New Agricultural Technologies

2. The Medieval Warm Period and New Agricultural Technologies

In this lesson, we explore the factors that brought about Europe's Medieval Agricultural Revolution. We look at the climate of Europe and the key agricultural technologies and techniques that revolutionized agriculture: the heavy plow, the horse collar & the three field crop rotation system.

Medieval Fief: Definition & Overview

3. Medieval Fief: Definition & Overview

Fifes were part of the feudal system in Medieval Europe. In this lesson, you will learn about fiefs as they related to the social structure. Then, you can take a short quiz to assess your knowledge.

Spread of Christianity in Medieval Europe

4. Spread of Christianity in Medieval Europe

Christianity may have began as a small religious tradition in the Middle East, but it soon spread throughout much of the known world. This lesson takes a look at how Christianity spread throughout Europe in the early Middle Ages.

Christian Antisemitism in Medieval Europe

5. Christian Antisemitism in Medieval Europe

Medieval Europe was predominantly full of Christian societies, but not all citizens were Christians. In this lesson, we'll talk about anti-Semitic policies and fears that characterize European societies for over a millennium.

Babylonian Captivity of the Church and the Decline of Papal Authority

6. 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.

The Hundred Years' War: England vs. France

7. 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.

Joan of Arc and the End of the Hundred Years' War

8. Joan of Arc and the End of the Hundred Years' War

Joan of Arc was a French peasant who led French troops against England in the Hundred Years' War. This lesson provides a brief description of her life and actions in the war against England.

The Little Ice Age and the Black Death

9. 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.

Fourteenth-Century Peasant Revolts Across Europe

10. 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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