Which two civilizations were heavily influenced by Feudalism?
Chinese and Japanese
Japanese and European
Mongolian and European
Chinese and Mongolian
What was the role of the Shogun in feudal Japan?
Head of religion
Head of military
Head of diplomacy
Head of empire
How did Feudalism work?
Kings gave military rulers land in return for gold
Kings gave peasants land in return for their labor
Kings gave military rulers land in return for their allegiance and fighting force
Kings gave military rulers land in return for their oath to no attack him
What was the role of serfs in feudal Europe?
The lords who gave allegiance to the king
Peasants who were free to work where they pleased
Peasants who worked the lands of lords and were tied to the land
How did merchants upset the feudal social system in Europe?
Merchants banded together and purchased town charters, these new towns attracted serfs from manors removing the lords' source of labor
They bought all the lords' land
Merchants payed serfs wages than the lords and the lords began to weaken and lose their land
The king started giving fiefs to merchants instead of lords
How were Samurai and Knights similar?
Both knights and samurai followed a code that emphasized loyalty to their lords, protection of the weak, education, and honor
Both knights and samurai had heavy, full body armor
Both knights and samurai disobeyed their lords consistently
Both knights and samurai were Buddhists
What was Shintoism?
Japanese belief in natural forces
Japanese adoption of Chinese culture
How did the pope keep control of feudal kings?
Possibility of excommunication
He could rain down lightning bolts
The pope was protected by the Roman empire
The pope was their feudal lord
How did monks help sustain Europe's knowledge of the past and help Europe come out of the Dark Ages?
Monks learned form Greek and Roman classics while the rest of Europe forgot
Monks developed new farming techniques that helped grow Europe's population
Some monks preached to the poor and educated them
All of the above
Canon law was the churches body of law
Guilds were an insignificant factor in town life
Pope Urban agreed to help the Byzantines with the crusades to unite the Europeans under Christianity
Ferdinand and Isabella married to unite the Roman Empire