BLACK DEATH AND HUNDRED YEARS WAR
1.The Black Death, plague; Yersinia pestis
Began in 1346
It was triggered by overpopulation, and famine
The main cause was plague infested rats
Most medicine was ineffective in treating the plague
THIRD CENTURY CRISIS
1. Third Century Crisis
180 CE -284 CE
Barbarian invasions (Goths, Franks, Celts)
Iranian and Persian attacks
o Economic inflation
o Financial liability
o Defense not conquest
o Deficit in state treasury
o Printing money
1. Papal primacy
o The Roman Pope was the undisputed head of
doctrine and religion for all of the Roman Catholic
o This allowed the Pope great political power as well
since there was no division between Church and
EARLY ROMAN REPUBLIC
1. Roman Republic
o The Roman nobles lead a revolt against the king leading to the
formation of a republic.
o The Roman republic was based on the idea of a balance of
power with the power divided by 2 consuls that were mem
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The first modern organized body of law governing
France, also known as the Code Napoleon or Code
Civil, enacted by Napolon I in 1804.
In 1800, Napolon I appointed a commission of four persons
to undertake the task of compiling the Napoleonic Code.