Dark Ages: Medieval Times
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by Josh Sussman
| 15 Questions

Learning Target : I can describe the major changes to Western Europe following the collapse of the Western Roman Empire.

Directions:
1 Watch the video posted below titled: Ch.13 section 1: Textbook Talkie: Western Europe after the fall of the Western Roman Empire.
2. Take the quiz
3. Review the guided notes
4. Answer the exit ticket question
The map below shows all the differeent kingdoms that emerged less than one hundred years after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire. All that territory was controlled by the Roman government
Directions:
1. Read learning target #1: "I can describe the major changes to Western Europe following the collapse of the Western Roman Empire"
2. Watch the video posted below titled: Ch.13 section 1: Textbook Talkie: Western Europe after the fall of the Western Roman Empire.
4. Take the quiz
5. Answer the exit ticket question
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After the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in 476 C.E,
A Western Europe remained united under one centralized government
B The Greeks and Egyptians gained control of all Roman territory in western Europe
C Western Europe fractured in multiple Kingdoms controlled by various groups of people
D Learning increased leading to increased literacy rate

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The time period called the Middle-Ages, Dark Ages, or Medieval Era lasted between
A 100 C.E- 500 C.E
B 1492 C.E- 1844 C.E
C 500 C.E-1500 C.E
D 1300 B.C 25 C.E
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Repeated invasions of Western Europe by Germanic Tribes
A Did not impact people's way of life much at all
B Lead to significant cultural, political, economic, and social changes in Western Europe
C Created one massive city-state that resemeled Sparta
D Provided artists with ideas for amazing art work
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Constant invasions, warfare and violence after the collapse of the Roman Empire
A Disrupted trade networks
B Reduced the amount of currency in circulation
C Led to the depopulation and collapse of major cities
D The population of western Europe declined.
All of the above
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The Germanic invaders who conquered territory and established Kingdoms in Western Europe
A Brought a rich academic tradition based on reading and writing
B Adopted Greek and Latin as their primary languages
C Were illeterate leading to a loss of learning, prior knowledge of Greek and Roman achievement, and communication
D Opened huge universities that provided free education.
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During the chaotic, turbulent times of the early Dark Ages, the Catholic Church
A Provided order and security
B Created more problems as manipulators of the masses
C Almost disapperated and merged with the Jewish religion
D Tried to build a massive wall along the norther fronteir of the former Roman Empire
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Changes in government after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire include:
A People being loyal to their centralized government and the laws of the land
B People seeking a strong centralized government to provide order and security
C Personal ties and family loyality replaced the idea of identifying with a country
D Major democratic reforms still used today.
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Clovis, King of the Frank, converted to Christianity and allied his kingdom with the Catholic Church, WHY is that event considered historically significant?
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In what ways did the Roman Catholic Church spread Christianity and serve as educators and preservers of knowledge?
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How did Pope Gregory expand the Catholic Church's role, power, and influence during the middle Ages?
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Charles Martel defeated a Muslim Army at the Battle of Tours in the late 8th century, why was his victory significant and how was viewed by his followers
A The victory created an alliance between Christians and Jews that remains strong until today
B The victory stopped the spread of Islam into Western Europe
C Martel is considered a Christian Hero for preserving Christianity in Western Europe
D
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1
What were the major accomplishments of Charlemagne? (Please be specific)
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What was significant about the Pope Crowning Charlemagne on Christmas Day 800 C.E. (Three signifcant ideas)
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How would you explain the relationship between Popes and Kings during the Middle-Ages? Why is it a relevant question?
Please review the Guided Notes
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What are 5 major changes to Western Europe following the collapse of the Roman Empire? (Cite Specific Examples from the video and guided notes)
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