What percentage of the western European population was rural during the late Middle Ages?
the black death
What caused the end of serfdom in western Europe?
unification under Christianity
Which factor was not a contributor to the doubling of the European population between 1100-1445?
The Bubonic Plague was brought to Europe by
an agricultural method.
The three-field system was
one out of three western Europeans.
By the time it subsided, the Black Death had killed
had long been common in the Islamic world.
Windmills and watermills
The growth of urban areas in the Latin West
The continued growth of trade and manufacturing after 1200 resulted in
The crucial factor to the growth of cities was
The predominant city for trade with the Far East during the Middle Ages was:
an association of craft specialists from the same trade.
A guild was
One of the most significant growth industries in the 14th century was:
The Hanseatic League was based in
Checking accounts, shareholding companies, money-changing, loans, and investments were offered as services.
Which of the following is true of merchant banking in the fifteenth century?
Which of the following is not a distinctive feature of the Gothic cathedral?
The Renaissance began in
the recapture of southern Italy from the Byzantines and of Sicily and Toledo from the Muslims.
Some of the “lost knowledge” of the Greek and Arab world came into the Latin West through
Before they were expelled in 1492, the largest population of Jews in the West was found in
The most notable work in Scholasticism, the Summa Theologica, was written by:
the composition of literature in the vernacular
One of the significant features of the growth of literature in the 14-15th century was
The patronage of wealthy merchants and prelates
Which of the following fostered artistic growth in the Renaissance?
Firearms and crossbows with metal-tipped arrows
What changes transformed later medieval military technology?
It gave new rights to the peasants.
Which of the following statements about the Magna Carta is not true?
led the French to victory in a decisive battle during the Hundred Years War.
Joan of Arc
Spain’s “reconquest” and political consolidation excluded which group?
had become a permanent part of English government.
By 1500, the English Parliament