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Jihan Khalaf

on 5 February 2013

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Transcript of Feudalism

What Is Feudalism? When was it Established ? Who started Feudalism? Test Questions What were Advantages / Disadvantages Video Was a social system for structuring society around relationships from the holding of land in exchange for service, labor, or other resources needed. It began in the 8th century. This system in Medieval Europe succeeded in 9th and 15th centuries. Pyramid of Power Feudalism was established in 1066. It had been well established for a while in Europe. The Normans (Scandinavians who conquered a region in North France along English Channel) imposed feudalism in England. Feudalism was established by William the Conqueror and the Normans following to defeat the English Anglo Saxons in the Battle of the Hastings. 1. The king is at the top of the Feudalism pyramid of power. what was the king's job?
A. agreed to fight in exchange for land.
B. Claimed ownership of land.
C. To punish peasants for not doing work in the land.
D. To take land away from Vassals. 2. Who established feudalism?
A. King Harold
B. Group of peasants working in land of King Harold.
C. William the conqueror and the Normans.
D. None of the above. Bibliography images from: google images information: from google Advantage: Feudalism helped maintain a Steady balance that helped keep kingdoms running.
Disadvantages: People working on the land can get to greedy with working with loyalty and expect more from them.
Serfs or peasants made an existing living in which they had to lose everything to keep their homes.
A hardship is that they had to pay heavy taxes.
The serfs also had no rights or independence.
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/feudalism.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feudalism http://www.ehow.com/info_8697323_advantages-disadvantages-feudalism.html
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