Study Guide Chapter 12 and reading schedule

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Study Guide Chapter 12 The Crisis of the Later Middle Ages Learning Objectives After reading and studying this chapter you should be able to: 1. Explain what the Black Death was, why it occurred, and how it spread throughout Europe. 2. Discuss the role of Dane, Chaucer and Villon in the transition from Latin to vernacular languages and literature. 3. Explain the reasons for the decline of the influence of religion and the Church. 4. Explain why the Black Death left some people better off, and why greater ethnic- racial conflict. Chapter Summary The 14 th Century was a time of disease, war, crime, violence and ethnic-racial conflicts. The art and literature of the period are full of the portrayal of death, just as the historical accounts are full of tales of conflict and violence. There were several major causes for this century of human suffering. Natural disaster – including changes in climate and horrible new diseases – attacked Europe. A long series of wars between France and England not only brought death and economic ruin but increased personal violence and crime as well. In addition, a serious shortage of labor, created by the bubonic plague, resulted in intense social conflict between workers and landlords. Economic crisis during the century also resulted in a bitter struggle between urban workers and their guild
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