King, nobles, and the Magna Carta (700-1500) - Study Guide

7.6 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the civilizations of Medieval Europe.

Medieval Conflicts and Crusades

Study Guide Questions

    Section 1

  1. CP 413 - How did Charlemagne and the Pope cooperate with each other?

  2. CP 416 - What actions did Henry IV and Pope Gregory take as they competed for power?

  3. CYP 1a - How did Charlemagne try to reform the Church in his empire?

  4. CYP 1b - How did Charlemagne's coronation contribute to the split between the Christian churches?

  5. CYP 2a - What rights the Pope Gregory VII claim as Pope?

  6. CYP 2b - Why was the power to choose bishops an important factor in the conflict between the Pope and the Emperor?

    Section 2

  7. CP 419 - How did William the Conqueror become King of England?

  8. CP 421 - What was the Magna Carta?

  9. CYP 1a - Where did the Normans come from?

  10. CYP 1b - How did Norman conquest change England?

  11. CYP 2a - Why was the Magna Carta written?

  12. CYP 2b - How did the Magna Carta limit royal power?

    Section 3

  13. CP 425 - Who fought in the Crusades?

  14. CP 427 - Which groups were targets of persecution?

  15. CYP 1a - What were the Crusades?

  16. CYP 1b - Why might a medieval man or woman want to join a crusade?

  17. CYP 2a - How did the Crusades result in the persecution of Jews?

  18. CYP 2b - Why did the Church persecute and try to eliminate heretics?

    Section 4

  19. CP 432 - Why might the 10th century in Spain be known as a Golden age?

  20. CP 433 - How was Spain united as a Christian state?

  21. CYP 1a - When and where did the Moore's rule in Spain?

  22. CYP 1b - Compare the civilization of Moorish Spain with that of the rest of medieval Europe?

  23. CYP 2a - What was the reconquista?

  24. CYP 2b - Why was converting Jews and Muslims important to Ferdinand and Isabella?