By: Sara Lawrence and Favor

Culture of Middle Ages

Why did the roman civilization fall?

Politics:



*Senate lost power

*Roman civilization, divided into four, by diocletian.


Economical:


*Lack of slaves

*Problem with trade

*Lack of privacy


Social:


*Decrease of interest

*Disloyalty of citizens

*Increase in taxes


Culture:


*Introduction of christianity


Army:


*Anarchy broke out

*Decline of patriotism

*Incapacity



Fall

Last Emperor:


*14 year old; Romulus Augustulus.


Germanic Kingdoms:


*Visigoths

*The Franks

*The Huns



Middles age Facts

Broken into 3 stages:



*Early, High and Late


Also known as:


*"Dark Ages"


Starts after:


*Decline of Rome


Who is Charlemagne?


A very important man whom, restored glory of the Roman Empire.





The Dark Ages documentary

Essential Questions:

Questions 1: How does contact between civilizations lead to conflict?


Questions 2: What are the economical consequences when civilizations clash?