GEHI 114 Study Questions
Chapter 6: Medieval Europe 500-1500
The Birth of Europe: Politics and Society in the Middle Ages

1. How did the fall of Rome in 500 affect Europe?

2. What was feudalism?

3. What was the manor system?

4. Who was Charlemagne?

5. Compare Europe during the early Middle Ages to the Byzantine Empire during the same period.

6. What forces led to the growth of cities in Europe during the high Middle Ages?

7. What forces led to the growth of nation-states in Europe during the high Middle Ages?