Chapter 15 section 5

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Material adapted from the textbook "Journey Across Time" from Glencoe, 2005.

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Chapter 15 section 5

  1. 1. Chapter 15 Section 5
  2. 2. Religion <ul><li>Part of Daily life </li></ul><ul><li>Everything revolved around the Church </li></ul><ul><li>Inquisition – preserved the Church </li></ul>
  3. 3. Medieval Literature <ul><li>Written in the vernacular </li></ul><ul><li>Troubadours – singing poets </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. Song of Roland – French </li></ul>
  4. 4. Black Death <ul><li>1347 – arrives in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Caused by fleas on rats </li></ul><ul><li>Came from China along the Silk Road </li></ul><ul><li>Devastated Europe’s economy </li></ul><ul><li>Weakened feudalism </li></ul><ul><li>38 million people died in 4 years </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hundred Years War <ul><li>England vs. France </li></ul><ul><li>1337 - 1453 </li></ul><ul><li>England claimed French lands </li></ul><ul><li>French wanted English out </li></ul>
  6. 6. Joan of Arc <ul><li>French Peasant </li></ul><ul><li>1429 – persuaded King to let her join French army </li></ul><ul><li>France begins to win </li></ul><ul><li>Joan captured by English </li></ul><ul><li>Tried by the Inquisition for heresy </li></ul><ul><li>Burned at the stake </li></ul><ul><li>France defeats England </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reconquista <ul><li>Re-conquest </li></ul><ul><li>Struggle to regain Iberian peninsula from the Muslims </li></ul><ul><li>Completed in 1492 by Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile </li></ul>

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