Rise of Monarchs
The Capetian kings strengthened the French monarchy by doing all of the following EXCEPT _____.
granting town charters
setting up a national court and a national currency
giving nobles more power
setting up a tax system
Which statement about the English monarchy during the Middle Ages is NOT TRUE?
King William I, the Norman king, completely changed the English laws and government to French ways.
King Henry II strengthened the government by establishing royal courts of law and a standard body of law.
When King John signed the Magna Carta, he helped establish the idea that nobility is not above the law.
Edward I established Parliament and the House of Lords for representation by the people.
The Hundred Years' War was fought _____.
to drive the French out of England
to free France from English control
to protest the killing of Joan of Arc
between English and French fleets to gain control of the sea
As a result of the Hundred Years' War, ____.
the nobles in England and France became more powerful
France became more unified, but England did not
the English were driven out of France completely
the common people in England and France became more powerful
In 962, the Pope crowned Otto I _____.
emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
king of Germany
bishop of the Roman Catholic Church
The most important way in which King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella unified Spain was _____.
by uniting the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon
by taking away some of the nobles' privileges
by forcing all Spaniards to become Catholic
by forcing all Spaniards to become Muslims
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