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What broke down after the fall of the Roman Empire
Everything - Roads, building,water systems
Why did Medieval avoid traveling
Unsafe
What did the Medieval people lose
Knowledge and inventions of the Romans
Who was a great king of the early Middle Ages
Charlemagne
Who crowned Charlemagne the Holy Roman Emperor
the Pope
Who was the head of the Catholic Church
The Pope
During the Middle Ages who provided help and care for the poor, the sick, and the elderly
The church
What were men who devoted their lives to God and Church
Monks
What were women who devoted their lives to God and Church
Nuns
Where did Monks live?
Monastaries
Where did Nuns live?
Convents
Who owned all the land in the Middle Ages?
Powerful Nobles, Kings, and Church officials
What was the Middle Age system that exchanged land for the promise to fight for
Feudalism
What was the Middle Ages economic system called
Manorialism
What was a grant of land called
Fief
Who were the poor people in the Middle Ages
Peasants
How many days a week did peasants have to work on the lords land
2 or 3 days
Why did people leave the farms for the cities and towns
New farming methods required fewer people
What was a guild
Like a modern union
What was the Magna (Great) Charter
It limited the power of the king of England