Chapter 17 Section 2 Europe after the Fall of Rome

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Take out your homework
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Pg. 501 please interpret the map and answer the
question on the bottom of the map.
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Pg. 502 please read and answer the primary
source question on the bottom of the reading.
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Pg. 503 please interpret the map and answer the
question on the bottom of the map.
Big Idea: Despite the efforts of Christians to maintain
order, Europe was a dangerous place after the fall of Rome
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From 500 to 1500 A.D.
 Called Middle or Medieval Period.
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Europe- cut off from outside
 Experienced decline in population, education, & trade
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Most powerful force to spread Christianity
 Pope
 1st place was Britain
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St. Patrick helped convert the Irish to Christianity
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Monastery life for Monks was strictly organized
 Benedict (Italian Monk) his code set rules to follow by
monks
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486 A.D.- The Franks conquered Gaul.
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King Clovis- conquered former Roman province of Gaul &
became Christian
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Charlemagne- Ruled from 768-814 A.D. (Charles
Martel’s grandson) in unified Europe in 800 A.D.
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 Most of life in Battle
Pope Crowned him “Holy Roman Emperor”.
 Controversial
 German King = crowned Emperor
 Caused future power struggles
Built schools across Empire & in Aachen (Capital)
 Pg. 500 vocabulary & pg. 504 1-4

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