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The Middle Ages 500 - 1350

September 2011

 

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The Middle Ages

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Introduce Middle Ages:

Know how the "fall" of the Roman Empire in 5th century AD effected the Political, Social and Economic systems in the West.

  1. Power Point: identify the social, economic, and political structure of the Middle Ages
  2. Richer of Rheims:
    Journey to Chartres

HW: Richer of Rheims Reading Qs

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  1. Early Middle Ages Social Order

Feudal System Explained:

feudal relationships

Illustration of the Feudal Hierarchy and the History of Feudalism

Understand that the feudal system was the early medieval political system: Relationship bw Lord and Vassal while manorialism was an economic system: life on the manor/food production and the relationship bw the serfs and their Lord.

  1. Map of Medieval Europe to be completed in class.

HW: Life in Medieval Feudal Society: Look up words you do not know and define in the margin.

Further Resources: History of Feudalism

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Discuss HW: Life in Medieval Feudal Society:

  • social
  • political
  • economic
  • intellectual

HW: Finish John of Toules Diagram: illustrate all allegiances and responsibilities of the Lord - Vassal relationship.

Read Life on the Manor Docs

Know:

  • The four parts of the manor, their purpose, what determined the value of the manor and why this system of agriculture will last for almost one thousand years.

  • The significance of the Social Hierarchy on the manor
  • What everyday life was like for the poor

 

 

 

 

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Share Diagrams and discuss Life on the Manor

Know:

  • The four parts of the manor, their purpose, what determined the value of the manor and why this system of agriculture will last for almost one thousand years.

  • The significance of the Social Hierarchy on the manor
  • What everyday life was like for the poor

HW: The Medieval Church

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The Medieval Church

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Discuss Role of Medieval Church in Western Europe

Know: Political, Social and Economic power

HW:

Define and explain the significance of the following Church terms:

Just War Theory

We will do this in class.

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Just War Theory

HW: Read docs and complete criteria chart provided in class. Were the Crusades just? Why why not?

 Read Crusades Docs and answer questions

 

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The Crusades: Just War?

Doc Analysis

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Crusades Document Analysis Qs

Finish assigned question for HW

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Effects of the Crusades on Western Europe

HW: Complete Just War Theory Criteria for Crusades:

1. Perspective of Christians

2. Perspective of Muslims