logging in or signing up Feudalism mstarobinets Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 385 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: March 31, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Feudalism : Feudalism Vikings : Vikings Scandinavia – modern day Denmark, Norway, and Sweden Called Norsemen or Northmen Worship warlike gods Leif Erikson – reached North American around 1000 Raided villages and monasteries As Vikings began to accept Christianity, monastery raiding ended Warming climate change made farming easier in Scandinavia Magyars : Magyars Nomadic peoples from modern day Hungary Excellent horse riders Attacked villages and monasteries Want captives to sell as slaves Muslims : Muslims Move into Mediterranean coastal regions such as Spain and Italy because they were excellent on sea Initially want land to settle on but begin to attack and raid Feudalism Begins : Feudalism Begins Rollo vs. Charles the Simple Rollo – head of Viking army Charles the Simple – King of France with very little power Rollo & Vikings attack and raid Seine River Valley Charles grants him a huge piece of French land in return for a pledge of loyalty Land becomes known as Northmen’s land or Normandy Feudalism : Feudalism Political system in which nobles were granted the use of land that legally belonged to the king in return for loyalty and military service for the king Lord – landowner granting land Fief – land being granted Vassal – person receiving the fief Social Order: Feudal Pyramid : Social Order: Feudal Pyramid Vassal – Wealthy landowners Bishops Nobles Knights – Mounted horsemen Pledged to defend lord’s land in exchange for fief Social Class : Social Class Status – social ranking Nobles & Knights People of the Church Peasants Most peasants were serfs People who could not lawfully leave the place they were born Bound to the land Not slaves – Could not be bought or sold What they produced went to the lord Born into your social class Economics: Manors : Economics: Manors Manor – lord’s estate Basic economic arrangement Rested on the rights and obligations between a lord and his serfs Lord provides the serf with housing, farmland, and protection from bandits Serf tends the lord’s land, take care of his animals, and other tasks to maintain manor All peasants owed the lord a few days of labor each week and part of their grain Economics: Manor Life : Economics: Manor Life Peasants pay a tax to use the mill Turn grain into bread Peasants pay a tax on marriage Weddings only occurred with the lord’s consent Tithe – church tax Peasants paid 1/10th of their income Ecomonics: Manor Life : Ecomonics: Manor Life Peasants rarely travel Manor was usually a few square miles 15-30 families lived in a village on a manor Self-sufficient – peasants raised or produced all they needed for daily life Living Conditions : Living Conditions Serfs live in crowded cottages Cottages close together Usually made of 1 room; sometimes 2 Dirt floor Slept on a pile of straw Diet consists of vegetables, coarse brown bread, grain, cheese, and soup Life consists around working Average life expectancy was 35 Believed God determined their place in society as serfs You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.