Recognize the background of the revival of Imperialism and the origins of Holy Roman Empire. (Putting it All Together)
• The Medieval Age presented the Church with a new set of challenges as the economy, educational system, and governmental structures changed.
• The rise of Islam had a profound impact on the geographical expansion of the Church and its doctrines presented new challenges for Christians in Muslim lands.
• The Holy Roman Empire which lasted from the 10th c. until 1806 was organized as a defensive alliance of individual, German-speaking dukedoms against marauding invaders.