Challenges in Late Medieval Times

Peasants gained power during the Hundred Years’ War by

fighting in the English army.
growing food for French soldiers.
attacking the English monarchy.
spying on French troops.

fighting in the English army.
What was one cause of the Hundred Years’ War?

King Edward III claimed the French throne.
King Phillip VI claimed the English throne.
King Charles VII claimed the English throne.
King Henry V claimed the French throne.

King Edward III claimed the French throne.
How did the Great Famine affect life expectancy for Europeans during the 1300s?

It made life expectancy much shorter.
It made life expectancy slightly shorter
It made life expectancy much longer.
It made life expectancy slightly longer.

It made life expectancy much shorter.
What is one similarity between the famine and plague of the 1300s?

Both lowered the population of Europe.
Both were caused by weather changes.
Both lowered food supplies in Europe.
Both were caused by social unrest.

Both lowered the population of Europe.
In the 1300s, Jews were often blamed for causing the plague and

were forced to leave the continent.
were tried by juries and imprisoned.
were forced to convert to Christianity.
were persecuted and murdered.

were persecuted and murdered.
The Hundred Years’ War led to the end of the Middle Ages and the beginning of the

Great Schism.
Renaissance.
Scientific Revolution.
Enlightenment.

Renaissance
How did the Great Famine affect Europeans’ health?

It led to bubonic plague.
It led to starvation.
It led to food poisoning.
It led to pneumonic plague.

It led to starvation.
What was one effect of the Hundred Years’ War?

the destruction of French towns and farms
the destruction of English castles and cities
higher death rates and a lower life expectancy
higher prices and a loss of economic power

the destruction of French towns and farms
What directly led to a population decrease in Europe?

invasions
famines
floods
civil unrest

Famines
Which monarchies fought intermittently during the Hundred Years’ War?

the French and the English
the French and the Spanish
the English and the German
the English and the Italian

the French and the English
The Hundred Years’ War led to an increase in

nationalism.
feudalism.
aristocracy.
democracy.

Nationalism