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Feudalism: Establishing order Today’s Learning Target: I am able to define and explain the purpose of the political and economic system called feudalism.
Rome Fell Reasons: Social problems: pay heavy taxes Succession of power (when a emperor died no system in place to pick a new leader) Territory too large Spirit of citizenship (people didn’t take pride in calling themselves Roman) Weak Frontiers
As Rome fell, Middle Ages began! As Rome fell life became dangerous in Europe: Attacks from barbarians Wikipedia.org
A picture of Feudalism: http://www.sbceo.k12.ca.us/~vms/carlton/Medieval/medievaltext4.html
Hierarchy: Lord: Ruler/ Powerful land owner Knights: Armed warriors (pledged loyalty for protection) Peasants/ Serfs: (not free to leave) worked the lords land
Charlemagne’s Empire Just (listen) Rome fell People felt unsafe Strong Group call the Frank’s took over lead by Charlemagne! Christianity Education Scholarship
What were Charlemagne’s greatest accomplishments: (2.2 Right Side ?) Charlie unified Christian Lands into one Empire Pope Leo III blessed him and gave him the title: “Holy Roman Emperor” 800 C.E.
Why was there a need for order after the death of Charlemagne in 814? (2.2 second Question) New leaders didn’t protect the empire Europe was threatened by: Muslims Magyars Vikings
Monarchs During Feudal times: 2.4 Front: Monarchs kept order and supplied protection to their vassals. Back: William the Conqueror: After his victory at the battle of Hastings in 1066, William brought the ideal of feudalism to England. ( for Franklin: Harold (England) control eye) Willie won! Chaos aaha, feudalism
Lords and Ladies/ What were their responsibilities? 2.5 Front: Lords managed and defended their manors (like judges) 2.5 Front: Fought for their own lords in times of war appointed officials Back: Women: raised children oversaw the house hold!
Knights/ Responsibilities: Front 2.6: Knights mounted soldiers, were supposed to Loyal Protect (helpless) Fair Back: Chivalry rules expected to live by: Ride a horse Sing Fight
Peasants During Feudal Times: 2.7 Front: Most peasants worked at raising crops/ livestock Peasants paid taxes to the lords. Back: Peasants worked in the fields, care for families, and homes
This is the an idea of what you and your groups castle should look like!
Castle Rubric: A report detailing your castle, the purpose of feudalism, and examples of hierarchy (minimum 1 page) 3 Towers (minimum) Arrow slits (video clip) Moat Draw Bridge Place for serfs’ to live Define these terms somewhere in your castle: Barbarian Fief Manor Divine right of kings Noble Duke Chivalry
Cited Sources http://www.sbceo.k12.ca.us/~vms/carlton/ Medieval/medievaltext4.html http://www.wikipedia.org All images are cited above (collected for educational resources only!)