The intellectual world start developing rapidly since the 12th century
How was the University born in medieval Europe?
What was the significance of the rediscovery of Aristotle in the medieval intellectual
Two people had control over the medieval way of life: the Roman emperor and the pope.
What is feudalism?
How and why did feudal society emerge?
Feudalisms three key elements: lords, vassals, and fiefs. Feudal gover
How and why did medieval Europe expand geographically?
The expansion of medieval Europe
Europe Europe, as a continent, was still in the midst of emergence.
Medieval Europe = Christendom. By the nint
The aristocratic revolution
The French crown was in deficit attempted to abolish the nobilitys immunity
Opposition from the nobility
They demanded that a vote is taken
Estates General a body of representatives o
How did the European economy rise to become a global power?
How and why did agriculture develop around c. 1000?
What is manorialism?
What was the impact of the Black Death on economy and society?
The Ruralization of Europe
Most European states adapted the idea of absolutism in the 17th and 18th centuries
What is absolutism?
What is the State?
What are the main characteristics?
The notion of the State
Three important constructs
What was the supreme political authority in medieval Europe?
How and why did the Roman Church emerge as a governing institution?
How and why did the authority of the Church decline in the late middle Ages?
The Coronation of
What was the Enlightenment movement about?
What was the relationship between the Enlightenment movement and Christianity?
What did the Enlightenment movement achieve?
Motto of Enlightenment - have courage to use your own reason!
The Bastille (14 July 1789)
8000 people attacked the Bastille
For Parisians, the Bastille was the symbol of the French monarchy
The Declaration of the Rights of Man
It was a statement of human rights
Freedom of re
Historiography the study of the work produced by the historians
What caused the English Revolution/ the English Civil War?
Was the English Civil War a revolution?
England in 1600
James I (1603-1625): the first Stuart m