MEDIEVAL EUROPE

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S&E Flashcards on MEDIEVAL EUROPE, created by harrischloe on 04/06/2014.
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WHO WAS CHARLEMANGE? Charlemagne was one of Medieval Europe's most famous Kings. He became king of the Franks in 768 CE, when his father died. Charlemagne always led his troops into battle. Charlemagne and the Franks defeated most of the other tribes in Europe and expanded the Frankish Empire to cover Germany, France, Italy, and parts of Spain. One of the most important things Charlemagne did for his people was do away with the old system of trial by ordeal and replaced it with trial by jury in place of trial by ordeal. One of the most important things Charlemagne did for his people was do away with the old system of trial by ordeal and replaced it with trial by jury in place of trial by ordeal. One of the most important things Charlemagne did for his people was do away with the old system of trial by ordeal and replaced it with trial by jury in place of trial by ordeal. Education & Preservation: Another change Charlemagne introduced was his learning center at his main castle. Charlemagne came up with a better system. He created silver coins, each with a set value to use instead. Thus a farmer could sell his crops for silver coins and then pay his tax with the silver coins. There was no way to cheat on this. Everyone, especially the peasants, loved the new system. Charlemagne came up with a better system. He created silver coins, each with a set value to use instead. Thus a farmer could sell his crops for silver coins and then pay his tax with the silver coins. There was no way to cheat on this. Everyone, especially the peasants, loved the new system. Charlemagne came up with a better system. He created silver coins, each with a set value to use instead. Thus a farmer could sell his crops for silver coins and then pay his tax with the silver coins. There was no way to cheat on this. Everyone, especially the peasants, loved the new system. Charlemagne came up with a better system. He created silver coins, each with a set value to use instead. Thus a farmer could sell his crops for silver coins and then pay his tax with the silver coins. There was no way to cheat on this. Everyone, especially the peasants, loved the new system.
WHY WAS HE SO FAMOUS Charlemagne came up with a better system. He created silver coins, each with a set value to use instead. Thus a farmer could sell his crops for silver coins and then pay his tax with the silver coins. There was no way to cheat on this. Everyone, especially the peasants, loved the new system.
When did Medieval Europe begin? The Early Middle Ages begin with the collapse of the western Roman Empire , starting about 400 AD. Germanic people invaded the Roman Empire
What years did Medieval Europe begin? The term Middle Ages refers mainly to the history of Christian and Jewish Europe between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance, around 400-1500 AD.
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