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AP European History Renaissance
Set down rights that are now foundations for all english speaking countries.
These rights included the basic right of anyone convicted of a crime to
a jury trial; protection of private property; reasonable limits on
taxes and a degree of guaranteed religious freedom.
The Magna Carta came about because King John (who only became king in
1199 when his brother King Richard I died) had a reputation for being
tyrannical. His reign was marred by continuous war losses, beginning
with the loss of Normandy to Philippe Auguste of France and ending with
England torn by civil war. King John risked being forced out of power
because if his mismanagement. By 1215, England's nobility was fed up
with paying extra taxation. Members of this nobility rebelled and
captured London. In June, the King met these barons at Runnymede on the
Thames River to try and reach a peaceful settlement. The King
reluctantly agreed to their demands by signing the Magna Carta on 15
Kind Edward III
Philip the Fair
Charels IV (Fr.) cism
Philip IV (Fr.)
Battle of Crecy
Battle of Poitiers
Jean II "The Good"
Treaty of Bretigny
Battle of Agincourt
Treaty of Troyes
Charels VI (Fr.)
Charels VII (Fr.)
Joan of Arc
College of Cardinals
Council of Pisa
Council of Constance
Council of Basel
(Intro) What ideals, insitiutions, and invention did Europe (and the world) inherit from Greece and Rome?
(Intro) What were the major social,ecomonic and religious structures of the early Middle Ages in Europe?
(Inrto) What roles did the Church play in Medieval Europe?
(Intro) What factors caused towns to rise in importance, and how did towns challenge the traditional structures of early medieval Europe?
How did the "crises of the Fourteenth CEntury" affect the major institutions of the Medieval World?
How did scarcity of labor initiate change in Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries?
How were relations between the institution of the CHurch and the State evolving during the 14th century? What factors emboldened and strengthened the hand of the monarchs?
What were the long-term effects of the Hundred years' War on France and England?