A Peasant’s View of Medieval Life Textbook, pp.186-90, 197-201 (and optionally, pp.191-96) In response to p.202 #21
The Countryside <ul><li>Feudalism </li></ul><ul><li>Define the term </li></ul><ul><li>What is the peasant’s place or rank ...
Who are the people in your neighborhood?  In your neighborhood… In your neighborhood. <ul><li>Lord, vassal, knight (noble)...
Positives vs. negatives of peasant life in the countryside <ul><li>Here’s YOUR chance to analyze your view of what’s impor...
The town <ul><li>“As a child on the farm, I was warned of the wiles of the city…” </li></ul><ul><li>With apologies to Harr...
Guilds <ul><li>Merchant </li></ul><ul><li>Craft </li></ul><ul><li>Define, compare and contrast, explain conflicts and mutu...
The trades <ul><li>Master </li></ul><ul><li>Journeyman </li></ul><ul><li>Apprentice </li></ul><ul><li>Did the peasant have...
Terms associated with commerce in the towns <ul><li>Bill of exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Middl...
Give your own personal selection <ul><li>Summarize likes vs. dislikes when deciding between countryside and town </li></ul...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

A Peasant’S View Of Medieval Life

1,897 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,897
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
9
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
12
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

A Peasant’S View Of Medieval Life

  1. 1. A Peasant’s View of Medieval Life Textbook, pp.186-90, 197-201 (and optionally, pp.191-96) In response to p.202 #21
  2. 2. The Countryside <ul><li>Feudalism </li></ul><ul><li>Define the term </li></ul><ul><li>What is the peasant’s place or rank in a feudal society? </li></ul><ul><li>Technological advances in agriculture and their impact on the medieval period </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood… In your neighborhood. <ul><li>Lord, vassal, knight (noble), peasant, troubadour, serf </li></ul><ul><li>Define each in relation to the peasant </li></ul><ul><li>Haves vs. have-nots? </li></ul><ul><li>Perspectives on power, influence, and control </li></ul>
  4. 4. Positives vs. negatives of peasant life in the countryside <ul><li>Here’s YOUR chance to analyze your view of what’s important to you </li></ul><ul><li>How do you pretend, if you will, to be someone from that time and place? </li></ul>
  5. 5. The town <ul><li>“As a child on the farm, I was warned of the wiles of the city…” </li></ul><ul><li>With apologies to Harry Belafonte and Jimmy Buffett </li></ul><ul><li>Commerce is the operative means of describing what brought about towns </li></ul><ul><li>Filth, overcrowding, noise, walls of protection </li></ul>
  6. 6. Guilds <ul><li>Merchant </li></ul><ul><li>Craft </li></ul><ul><li>Define, compare and contrast, explain conflicts and mutual interests </li></ul><ul><li>How would the peasant have viewed the guilds? </li></ul>
  7. 7. The trades <ul><li>Master </li></ul><ul><li>Journeyman </li></ul><ul><li>Apprentice </li></ul><ul><li>Did the peasant have the opportunity to learn a trade? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Terms associated with commerce in the towns <ul><li>Bill of exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Middle class </li></ul><ul><li>Usury </li></ul><ul><li>Role of women </li></ul>
  9. 9. Give your own personal selection <ul><li>Summarize likes vs. dislikes when deciding between countryside and town </li></ul><ul><li>List each factor in decision-making process succinctly and without further adieu </li></ul><ul><li>Close with choice of countryside or town </li></ul><ul><li>“ It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood… a wonderful day... Would you be mine”? </li></ul>

×