#3 Rediscovery: 

    Europe Before the Modern Age

        A.D. 700-1300  all aspects of life centered around the ownership of land

    1.  Social class depended upon birth


2.  Lords of the castles lived comfortably,
        while serfs (peasants) struggled for food and clothing.  Plagues "Black Death" killed many.                  Watch Bubonic Plague "The Most" 3min video

                                                                                              Watch 3min video Bring out Your Dead:

    3.  A distorted Christianity (Roman 
  Catholic Church) dominated Europe

Crusades   were Holy Wars between Christendom and Muslims  from A.D. 1100 - 1300 

1.  Crusades were a failure but

2.  revived European trade searched for spices like pepper

   3.  gave rise to the Middle Class

Last Update: August 29, 2018

OBJECTIVES: Students will be able to:

1. list

2. explain the difference between

3. describe the

4. chart on a map the

5. define the terms

6. Explain the significance of






Remember Recognizing, Recalling
Understand : Interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inferring, comparing, explaining
Apply : Executing, implementing
Analyze : Differentiating, organizing, attributing
Evaluate : checking, critiquing
Create: generating, planning, producing

Middle Class   
            (merchants, traders, and craftsmen)

   1.  bridged the gap between Lords
        and peasants.

Renaissance and Reformation  Rediscovering learning and God


rediscovered learning -----

and they

rediscovered God -----------

they were in the "Dark Ages"


Roman Catholic Church had a stranglehold on the people

 Renaissance- a "rebirth of learning"

    1.  there was a revival of learning

      2. revived classical literature, art and
         scientific ideas of ancient
        Greece & Rome

    3.  1. New navigational inventions led to
        the Age of Discovery
( maps, rudders, astrolabe, compass)
2.  Johann Gutenberg built the first printing press and printed the first book the Gutenberg Bible

Watch Galileo 5 min video

Reformation-  1517  Martin Luther brought revival of Christianity to Europe. 

1.  Luther protested the false teachings of the Catholic church.  Watch 95 Theses 3 min video:

Watch Equality is a Team Sport 2min pt 1 video


Photo Credits :

Crusades  Map:   Terra Vista          terravista.pt/.../ 1089/crusades-path.gif

Crusaders:       Art by Phillip    solo4.abac.com/.../ Art/art/Crusades.jpg


Knowledge: Recall of data.

Comprehension: Understand the meaning, translation, interpolation, and interpretation of instructions and problems. State a problem in one's own words.

Use a concept in a new situation or unprompted use of an abstraction. Applies what was learned in the classroom into novel situations in the workplace.

Separates material or concepts into component parts so that its organizational structure may be understood. Distinguishes between facts and inferences. 

Builds a structure or pattern from diverse elements. Put parts together to form a whole, with emphasis on creating a new meaning or structure.

Make judgments about the value of ideas or materials.