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doctrine 9. Which of the following is a correct difference between feudalism and manorialism? a. Trade and commerce were important in the feudal system b. Feudalism was a political system while manorialism was an economic system c. Advances in agricultural technology had a more positive impact on feudalism than on manorialism d. While feudalism involved the exchange of military services, only manorialism involved a social hierarchy 10. One major difference between the Aztec and Inca...

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Feudal Economic System

FEUDAL ECONOMIC SYSTEM  The economic portion of feudalism was centered on the lord's estates or manor, and is called manorialism.  A lord's manor would include peasant villages, a church, farm land, a mill, and the lord's castle or manor house. All economic activity occurred on the manor. This meant that little to no trade occurred during this time period.  Most of the peasants during the middle Ages were serfs.  Serfs were generally farmers who were tied to the land.  They were not slaves because...

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Dark Ages

religious persecution added to the mayhem. With weak rulers and poor agriculture, intellectual activity unsurprisingly declined. There were very few schools and fewer records were kept leaving the age fittingly “in the dark” for today’s historians. Manorialism was the system of economic and political relations between landlords and peasant laborers. In those times most people were serfs, living on self-sufficient agricultural estates called manors. Serfs received some protection in return for some of...

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Feudalism and Manorialism

HIST 1111 22 September 2014 Feudalism and Manorialism The feudal system was a way of government based on obligations between a lord or king, and a vassal in a share of lands. The king gave large pieces of his land to his trusted workers or vassals, to distribute in return for services. These estates, called the fief, included houses, barns, tools, animals, and serfs or peasants. The king, in the act of giving out this land, promised to protect the vassal on the field or in the courts no matter...

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Medieval Freudalism

feudal system attended to the hierarchical political relationship between a lord or king and his vassals, manorialism (also referred to as seigneurialism) focused on the relationship’s (hierarchal) economic aspects. Medieval manors were large farming estates (settled within fiefs) that included a manor house, pastures, fields, and a village for its serf inhabitants. In the system of manorialism, the lord of the manor managed his tenants, giving him both economic and legal power over them. The land...

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Feudalism and Land

system and the opportunities for knights to make their fortune Feudalism in England Vassals Oath of Fealty Fief Serfs Villein Farming in the Middle Ages Feudalism and Knights Feudalism and Manorialism Feudalism and Manorialism worked hand in hand in Medieval England. This section explains manorialism and describes the Medieval manors and the lives of the Lord and Lady of the Manor who lived in their manor house....

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History of Economics

beginning of the end of the manorial system? 16. List three institutional developments in the latter half of the Middle Ages that contributed to the breakdown of the manorial system. Explain how specifically each undermined the structure of manorialism.    17. Malthusian Model, Europes’ First and Second Logistics, ex of positive/preventative checks. Malthusian Model- story of diminishing returns Positive checks- famines, epidemics, wars (fight for scarce resources Preventative...

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Econ 4130 Review 1

basically free). Later, the demand for land increased with population. Higher rental price occur c. Impact on agricultural wages. Downward sloping demand d. Lords find fixed wage or fixed rent contracts more profitable than shared input (manorialism)....

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Feudalism and Manorialism

Feudalism and Manorialism Feudalism and manorialism were very linked. They go together step by step in the Middle Ages. Feudalism concerned the rights, power, and lifestyle of the military elite: manorialism involved the service and obligations of the peasant classes. Word feudalism was invented in the 17 century by Montesquieu and popularized it in The Spirit of the Laws (1748). In the late eighteenth century people said that feudalism is the privileges of the aristocratic nobility, privileges...

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Economic Development: GDP, Romans, and Manorialism

land. Lord r-CL Farmer f(K,L,E,@)-r-cf Landlord bears risk of a bad crop. Farmer has little incentive to work hard he gets to keep all additional output that results from that effort. will put out only enough effort to not get caught shirking. Manorialism input sharing. The physical attributes 1. The lords demesne could account for 25 to 30 percent of the total arable land of the manor and contained the manor house and associated structures. 2. Peasant holdings lay in large open fields which were...

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