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The End of Medieval Europe. The Main Event(s). The Black Death (1347-1351) The Hundred Years War (1337-1453) The Great Schism (1378-1417) The Crusades (1095-1291). The Black Death. Lasted from 1347-1351

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The end of medieval europe

The End of Medieval Europe


The main event s

The Main Event(s)

  • The Black Death (1347-1351)

  • The Hundred Years War (1337-1453)

  • The Great Schism (1378-1417)

  • The Crusades (1095-1291)


The black death

The Black Death

  • Lasted from 1347-1351

  • Cause: Rats with fleas carrying the bubonic plague entered Europe from Asia on trading ships

  • Killed 25 Million people in Europe (1/3 of the population)

  • Bodies buried in mass graves


Bubonic plague

Bubonic Plague

  • DON’T WRITE THIS DOWN

  • Symptoms:

    • Swollen lymph nodes

    • Chills

    • High Fever

    • Seizures

  • Kills in about 4 days


The blame game

The Blame Game

  • People came up with many “explanations” for why the plague occurred

  • 2 Main “Explanations”

    • Jews poisoned the wells

    • God was punishing sinful ways


Results

Results

  • The peoples’ faith in God was shaken

  • The church lost some of its power

  • Peasants lives improved

    • Created labor shortage

    • Workers could demand higher wages

    • Some peasants granted freedom in exchange for labor


The hundred years war

The Hundred Years War

  • Actually lasted 116 years (1337-1453)

  • Between England & France

  • Cause: The French king died with no heir to his throne. The King of England attempts to claim the French throne.


What happened

What Happened?

  • Didn’t actually fight continuously for 100 years

  • Actually a series of conflicts between the 2 groups

  • Each king developed a standing army of foot soldiers

  • New weapons were created

    • English Longbow

    • Gunpowder & cannons (from Asia)


Joan of arc

Joan of Arc

  • Young French woman

  • Rallied French troops around the heir to the throne

  • Drove English out of Orleans

  • Eventually captured & burned at the steak


The results are in

The Results Are In . . .

  • Royal power in both countries strengthened

  • Both developed greater national pride

  • No real winner

    • France held its ground, but didn’t gain anything

    • England didn’t gain anything


The great schism

The Great Schism

  • Disputes between the Pope & Europe’s secular kings

    • Kings wanted to:

      • Appoint bishops, who controlled vast areas of land

      • Try priests in royal courts

      • Tax church lands

    • The Pope resisted


The cause

The Cause

  • 1305 – French Pope elected & moves Papacy to Avignon, France

  • 1378 – Italian Pope elected & returns Papacy to Rome

  • French Cardinals claim the election was unfair, and elect a 2nd Pope who was French


The results

The Results

  • Schism (split) greatly weakened the church

  • 1409 – Church Council elects 3rd Pope

    • Makes things worse

  • 1417 – New Church Council

    • Deposes all 3 Popes

    • Elects new Pope (only 1)

  • Church’s prestige already greatly weakened


Essential question

Essential Question

  • What were the causes & effects of the end of Medieval Europe?


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