The Barbarian Invasions. By: Cassie Wooters and Kaitlyn Johnson. What were the Barbarian Invasions?. Period of human migration Marked transition from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages. When were the Barbarian Invasions?. AD 300 to 700 First phase Second phase.
The Barbarian Invasions
By: Cassie Wooters and Kaitlyn Johnson
2nd to 5th century migrations
Which statement best describes the downfall of the Roman Empire?
a. The disintegration of Roman economic power weakened groups formerly dependent of Roman gifts and combined with the arrival of the Huns, many groups invaded the provinces.
b. The changes in the administration which took place were the result of the breakdown in Roman political control which exposed the weakness of Roman rule at the local level resulting in military takeovers.
c. Economic fragmentation removed many of the political, cultural and economic forces that initially bound the empire together.
d. The flooding of tribes into Roman provinces ended classical urbanism and began new types of rural settlements.
Which of the following statements are correct?
1. The Maygar attacks were not as successful as the Viking attacks.
2. The first phase invasions boosted Europe’s economy.
3. The second phase invasions took place in the Roman empire and other sections of Europe.
4 . The Ostrogoth’s were destroyed by the Romans.
only 1 is correct
2 and 4 are correct
1, 3 and 4 are correct
2, 3 and 4 are correct
Which of the following choices is a result of the other four?:
a. Magyar defeated
c. Second Phase Invasions
d. Vikings accepted Christianity
e. Franks formed basis of today’s Germany and France
The main causes of the Barbarian Invasions were the fall of the ____, extreme weather, ________, and the collapse of Roman economic power.
A. European nations, decreasing amounts of food available
B. Roman Empire, increasing political differences in Rome’s government
C. Roman Empire, arrival of the Huns
D. Magyar Empire, civil war within Europe