Life In The Middle Ages

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Life In The Middle Ages

  1. 1. Life in the Middle Ages
  2. 2. The Church <ul><li>Medieval Europe: Christianity important </li></ul><ul><li>Christians show devotion by going to Jerusalem or Rome. </li></ul><ul><li>Rome: Home of the Pope </li></ul>
  3. 3. Church Devotion <ul><li>Monks: young MEN who devoted their lives to Christianity </li></ul><ul><li>Nuns: young WOMEN who devoted their lives to Christianity </li></ul>
  4. 4. Monks and Nuns <ul><li>Monastery: where monks lived </li></ul><ul><li>Convents: where nuns lived </li></ul>
  5. 5. Things Monks and Nuns did…
  6. 6. Feudalism <ul><li>During the 800’s, system of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Political </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Feudalism Hierarchy <ul><li>1. Monarch: supreme ruler (king/queen) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Feudalism <ul><li>2. Lords: Pledge loyalty to monarch and military support if needed </li></ul><ul><li>-granted an estate </li></ul><ul><li>-owned land, reived income </li></ul><ul><li>-collected taxes </li></ul><ul><li>-maintained order </li></ul><ul><li>-enforced laws </li></ul><ul><li>-protected serfs </li></ul>
  9. 9. Feudalism <ul><li>3. Knights: warriors trained to fight on horseback </li></ul><ul><li>**Chivalry: code of behavior: </li></ul><ul><li>-deep faith </li></ul><ul><li>-ready to die for church </li></ul><ul><li>-gave to all </li></ul><ul><li>-stand against injustices </li></ul>
  10. 10. Feudalism <ul><li>4. Serfs: Farmers </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why a pyramid?
  12. 12. Manor System <ul><li>Four Main Parts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manor House: Lord’s home and serfs village </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Farm Land </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meadow Land </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waste Land </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Other things included in the Manor System
  14. 15. Three Field Rotation <ul><li>Field #1: Rye/Wheat </li></ul><ul><li>Field #2: Oats/Barley </li></ul><ul><li>Field #3: Open </li></ul><ul><li>**Rotate to keep soil fertile** </li></ul>After one year, the crops rotate fields.
  15. 16. Women <ul><li>Few Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Unmarried Women: Had rights </li></ul><ul><li>Get Married: Give up rights </li></ul><ul><li>Married Women: No rights </li></ul><ul><li>Father or Husband: controlled what lady would do in life </li></ul>

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