LIFE IN THE MIDDLE AGES

 

Define the terms below.

 

MANOR

JOURNEYMAN

SERF

MONASTERY

GUILD

ABBOT

MONOPOLY

CONVENT

MASTER

CRUSADE

APPRENTICE

PEASANT

 

NOTES FROM SECTION 2

 

European Middle Ages.pdf

 

Answer the questions below using your notes and the text if available.

 

1.)    Why were the houses in the Middle Ages built so close together?

 

 

2.)    If the manor was self sufficient would trade be necessary?

 

 

3.)    In what way was a serf’s life alike and different from a slave’s life?

 

 

4.)    Why did trades people build guilds?

 

 

5.)    What was the lifestyle of a monk or a nun? Give two examples for each.

 

 

6.)    What did a serf do in return for using land on a manor?

 

 

7.)    In what way did the guild control a trade or a business in the Middle Ages? Are their guilds today?

 

 

8.)    How did the monks and nuns serve their community?  What do you do in your community?