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:
3.- Underline the correct answer:
d.- did not get paid
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:
2.- Find eleven words connected with medieval work:
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
b.- Byzantine Empire
3.- Put the sentences in order.
a.- next -3
b.- finally - 5
c.- first - 1
d.- later - 4
e - then - 2