Warm-up #18. Create a bubble map showing the effects of the Black Death in Europe?. Effects of the Black Death. Religious People question the church and its power decreases New religious sects form. Political * The Feudal system
* The Feudal system
declines because peasants can demand better treatment and wages.
25 million people die (about 30% of Europe's population).
Castile won victory against the Moors and inspired other Christian kingdoms to fight.
1140 Portugal becomes an independent nation
Reconquista was declared a success. Most of the Iberian Peninsula, except Granada, was under Christian control.
Ferdinand and Isabella become king and queen of their countries and unify all of Spain.