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lunes, 26 de noviembre de 2012

2ºESO BILINGUAL: MEDIEVAL CITIES

ACTIVITY SHEET 10: MEDIEVAL TRADE AND CITIES


1.- Answer the following questions:

         a.- The Hanseatic League was a merchants´ assotiation that dominated the Atlantic and Baltic route.
         b.- Merchants met at the trade fairs.
         c.- Payment by credit and bills of exchange.
         d.- Europeans exported cloth, weapons, Spanish and English wool, French wines, English tin and      products from the Baltic, such as amber, furs, wood and wheat.

         e.- The biggest fairs were held in the Champagne region of France.

2.- Match the two halves of each sentence:

a-2
b-4
c-5
d-3
e-1


3.- Underline the correct answer:
a.- hand
b.- street
c.- guild
d.- did not get paid
e.- owned
f.- guild


4.- Explain how the following factors influenced the growth of cities:

a.- New farming techniques: the agricultural production increased, there was less hunger and the population increased. But many people didn´t have jobs in the countryside, so they had to migrate to the cities.

b.- The absence of feudal lords: The citizens were not controlled by lords and they were free, so they coudl have a better life.

c.- The growth of trade:  Many merchants went to live in the cities where the markets were. Peasants went to cities to buy and sell.


ACTIVITY SHEET 11: MEDIEVAL AGRICULTURE AND CRAFTSMEN

1.- Unscramble the words and complete the sentences:

a.- created
b.- established
c.- introduced
d.- used

2.- Find eleven words connected with medieval work:


  1. Journeyman
  2. ghetto
  3. fair
  4. mouldboard
  5. workshops
  6. guild
  7. plough
  8. trade
  9. migrate
  10. crafts
  11. apprentice


ACTIVITY SHEET 12: FEUDAL SOCIETY

1.- Classify these words and complete the table

Agriculture:  crop rotation , water and wind mills, mouldboard plough, irrigation, new crops
Trade: Hanseatic League, banking, bills of exchange, credit, trade fairs
Craftsmen: journeymen, guilds, workshops, apprentices

2.- Underline the correct word
a.- sea
b.- Byzantine Empire
c.- merchants´
d.- wool
e.- unnnecessary

3.- Put the sentences in order.

a.- next -3
b.- finally - 5
c.- first - 1
d.- later - 4
e - then - 2


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