People
Key Terms
Franks
Clovis/ Charles Martel
Charlemagne
100
He united the Franks in 481 AD
Clovis
100
To change religion
convert
100

The Franks lived along the Rhine river and laid the foundation for these two modern European countries.

What are France and Germany?

100
Clovis converted to what religion
Christianity
100

Charlemagne means

Charles the Great

200
He was involved in the Battle of Tours
Charles Martel
200

A key battle that kept Western Europe Christian.

What is the Battle of Tours?

200
How did the Franks change the alphabet?
They created a lowercase alphabet.
200
Why did he convert?
He converted because he asked for help in battle and he won. He had 3,000 men convert as well.
200
In 800, Charlemagne was declared ______ ____ ________
Holy Roman Emperor
300

Created a time where art, organization, and education could flourish

Charlemagne

300
Series of rulers from the same family
Dynasty
300

Lords or nobles were descendents of ___________________ and ______________.

Frankish warriors and Roman landowners

300
Clovis allowed who to serve in the government
Priests
300
What did Charlemagne do for education?
The built schools He worked the with church
400
Pepin’s sons ________________, _________________
Carolman and Charles the Great
400

Pepin was the first Frankish king to be blessed with Holy Oil, or  ________________

Anointed

400

Most people in Charlemagne's kingdom were farmers.  However, some also were artisans.  Give one example of an artisan. 

Lords lived in a stone house and owned the estate. -Workers such as shoemakers, carpenters, blacksmiths, farmers, and other artisans were around the estate.

400
Charles Martel’s job title
Mayor of the Palace 2nd in command
400

What title did Charlemagne give to officials who ran courts to make sure laws were obeyed?

counts

500

Charlemagne was glad to be Holy Roman Emperor but it displeased him that this man crowned him.

Pope

500
This person advised the emperor on conscience and government documents during Charlemagne’s rule.
Chaplain
500

After Charlemagne died it was difficult to determine who could rule effectively. This treaty allowed Lothair to keep a small part of the land and divided the rest to his two brothers.

What was the Treaty of Verdun

500

the groups involved in the Battle of Tours

Who were the Franks vs. Arabs and Berbers? (Franks Won)

500

His main goal was building a Christian Roman ______

Empire

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