Presentation on theme: "FEUDALISM IN EUROPE Mrs. Kline. SETTING THE STAGE The Treaty of Verdun New Waves of Attackers Political Turmoil leads to Feudalism."— Presentation transcript:
FEUDALISM IN EUROPE Mrs. Kline
SETTING THE STAGE The Treaty of Verdun New Waves of Attackers Political Turmoil leads to Feudalism
INVADERS ATTACK!! Carolingian Dynasty destroyed Muslims and Magyars and VIKINGS! OH MY!
VIKINGS FIERCE FIGHTERS Warlike Gods like Eric Bloodaxe and Thorfinn Skullsplitter Warships Traders, Farmers, EXPLORERS
LORDS High Standard of Living Appreciation for Music, Art, Poetry Had Feasts and Parties Hunting, Chess, Falconry
PEASANTS Hard life: Worked the land and lived in a small cottage Drank a lot of alcohol because water was not clean Paid a lot of taxes, in the form of crops or goods Had to learn the laws, often rebelled After the plague, things got better for them