Presentation on theme: "2/27 Focus: 2/27 Focus: – In the late Middle Ages, Europeans faced many challenges, including war and a deadly plague Do Now: Do Now: – Identify two effects."— Presentation transcript:
2/27 Focus: 2/27 Focus: – In the late Middle Ages, Europeans faced many challenges, including war and a deadly plague Do Now: Do Now: – Identify two effects of the Black Plague on Europe during the Middle Ages.
The Hundred Years War Conflict between England and France from the mid 1300’s to the mid 1400’s.
Origins of the War War breaks out in 1338 between England and France over who should become ruler of France
Origins of the War French king dies in 1328 without a male heir – Had a sister named Isabella who had married an English king, Edward II Son was Edward III – English King Edward III claimed the French throne
The Battle of Crecy English used new weapons and tactics against armored French Knights – Longbow, cannons, gunpowder English killed many French prisoners and wounded – Violated code of chivalry Battle considered to mark the end of knights as an effective fighting force
Joan of Arc French peasant girl who took command of the French army – believed that God had told her to lead the French in battle against the English – French prince allows her to take control of the army
Joan of Arc She inspired the French soldiers to win a number of battles English captured Joan of Arc and burned her at the stake 1431
The End of the War French began to take back land they had lost to the English By 1453, the French, had driven the English out of almost all of France War comes to an end
Results of the War Introduction of new weapons made knights and castles obsolete Showed that feudalism was no longer effective Contributed to the end of the feudal system in France and England