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2 Change Over Time From the Middle Ages to Modern Day By Amanda, Tianna, Annie, and Makeda

3 Food, from the Middle Ages and Today Since the Middle Ages the food we ate/eat has changed a lot.

4 Middle Ages Food In the Middle Ages what food you ate depended on what your rank was. They ranked food by closeness to heaven. Nobles ate the highest ranking (such as birds), and peasants ate the lowest (things that grew in the ground). Though on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays the Church ordered that no one could eat meat on those days. So fish became popular.

5 Modern day food Today we dont have rank to tell people what they can and cant eat. We now also have more foods than the Middle Ages, such as fast food, pizza, tacos, and many, many more. Now we also dont eat many foods they used to eat like, hedgehog, and humming birds.

6 Comparing and Contrasting Medieval and Modern day food Similarities Then/now we eat bread a lot. During Lent they werent allowed to eat meat on Fridays, some people still dont. Certain meat is still considered a luxury, like it was in the Middle Ages. Most people still only eat what they can buy. Differences In the Middle Ages it took all day to prepare meals. We no longer rank food by closeness to heaven. Back then the wealthy could only afford herbs and spices. Now anyone can. Then your rank decided what you could eat, but now you can eat anything. We now have many more varieties of food than back then.

7 Comparing Transportation in the Middle Ages vs. Modern Day Transportation has changed a lot since the middle ages. We have become more modern and advanced than the Middle Ages.

8 Transportation has changed drastically since the Middle Ages. The style of vehicles and ways of getting around have become more advanced. In the Middle Ages travelers used horses, boats, and wagons pulled by horses. It could be very dangerous because travelers risked being robbed, killed, or kidnapped. Transportation in the Middle Ages

9 Modern day transportation Modern day transportation is now very advanced. We use trains, cars, airplanes, bikes, and much more. We no longer have to use carts to carry food and personal items on a long trip. We also have a more advanced road system that all people can use.

10 Middle Ages and Modern Day Similarities and Differences Similarities In the Middle Ages and now we both use boats and ships to travel. We both have ways of traveling and getting around. Today we still have some roads made of dirt like in the Middle Ages. Differences We now use a more advanced road system than in the middle ages. We also have cars to drive instead of a horse to ride. The Middle Ages had guards to guard most non-public roads. The Middle Ages roads were made of dirt and rocks. Our roads are now mostly made of asphalt.

11 Middle Ages and Modern Day Clothing Clothing has changed a lot between the Middle Ages and now. It has gone from tunics and head dresses to t- shirts and jeans. Clothing has changed a lot between the Middle Ages and now. It has gone from tunics and head dresses to t- shirts and jeans.

12 Middle Ages clothing People in the Middle Ages wore a lot of different clothes than we do now. Men wore tunics and women wore dresses. Women also wore headdresses. Men wore jackets and trousers back then. They also wore a lot of jewelry. Mens clothing

13 Modern day clothing When men and women go to work men wear suits, and women wear skirts and dresses. Kids wear t-shirts and jeans almost everyday, especially at school. We also wear different shoes like flip flops and sneakers. When men and women go to work men wear suits, and women wear skirts and dresses. Kids wear t-shirts and jeans almost everyday, especially at school. We also wear different shoes like flip flops and sneakers.

14 Clothing in the Middle Ages & Modern Day Similarities and Differences Similarities Similarities Men wore trousers then and men wear trousers now. Men wore trousers then and men wear trousers now. Back then and now we both wear silk. Back then and now we both wear silk. Women in the Middle Ages and now both wear rings. Women in the Middle Ages and now both wear rings. Men wore jackets then and men wear jackets now Men wore jackets then and men wear jackets now Women wear dresses now and they wore dresses then too. Women wear dresses now and they wore dresses then too. Differences Differences Men wore tunics then. Men wore tunics then. Women, men,and children wear jeans and T-shirts now. Women, men,and children wear jeans and T-shirts now. In the Middle Ages people that were rich wore jewels and looked like walking mosaics. In the Middle Ages people that were rich wore jewels and looked like walking mosaics. Women wore head dresses but now a days we just wear hats. Women wore head dresses but now a days we just wear hats.

15 Leaders From The Middle Ages and Now Leaders have changed over time. The style of leading has also changed drastically.

16 King Charlemagne The Great His reign was known as the Carolingian Dynasty. He was one of the most greatest leaders during the middle ages. Thats where he got the name King Charlemagne The Great from.

17 President Barack Obama President Barack Obama was elected as the 44 th president of the United States of America. He is the very first African- American president. President Barack Obama was elected as the 44 th president of the United States of America. He is the very first African- American president.

18 Similarities and Differences Similarities Both are/were leaders Have siblings Both of their parents died at a young age They each had governors to govern a certain amount of land Differences President Obama is mixed race The throne was handed down to Charlemagne Obama was elected Obama had to compete to become president

19 Conclusion In conclusion we learned that the Middle Ages is very different from modern day. For example, although foods from then and today arent very different, we have a much bigger variety then the Middle Ages. Transportation has also changed very drastically. It has gone from wagons and horses to engines. Clothing has become much simpler and we no longer wear tunics and armor. Instead we wear t-shirts and jeans. Leaders have probably changed the most, because we now elect our presidents. During the Middle Ages the throne was handed down.

20 Bibliography Page Bibliography Page Elliott, Lynne. Clothing In The Middle Ages. New York: Crabtree Pub, Elliott, Lynne. Food And Feasts In The Middle Ages. New York: Crabtree, 2004 Eastwood, Kay. Life In A Castle. New York, New York: Crabtree, 2004 Clip art of fast food, knight in armor, and flip flops from: Microsoft Office, Dk.com.Ed.,.2009.Dk Publishing. 20 May art/medieval/image_medieval1001.html. art/medieval/image_medieval1001.html Dkdk.com. Ed.,14 May 2009.

21 Bibliography Page, continued Pics4learning.com. Ed. Jackson, Jeremy. Nov Apr Pics4learning.com. Ed.,. 1 May The Middle Ages: an Encyclopedia For Kids, volumes 2 and 4. New York, New York, United States: Charels Scribner's Sons, Sirs Discover. Ed., Lucidcafe. 19 Apr May Kallen, Stuart. A Medieval Merchant. San Diego, California, United States: Thomson Gale, Langley, Andrew. Medieval Life. New York, New York: Knopf, 1996.


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