Odyssey American Gov. CH 2 Section 2

upper-class nobility aristocrat
rights benefiting both lord and vassals, who gave money at the marriage of the lord’s eldest daughter feudal aid
system of cooperation among peoples which was basically an exchange of land for protection feudalism
land granted to the vassal fief
ceremony which bound the vassal’s physical protection for the lord of the manor homage
a vassal gives his allegiance and is given his rights to control the land but not have ownership of it investiture
able-bodied men who are hired by the vassal for the protection of the lord knighthood
group of soldiers ready to do battle standing army
breaking down an already-smaller portion of land in exchange for services and protection subinfeudation
call to appear in court summon
man who would give protection to the lord in exchange for land vassal
An aristocrat would give vassals land in an agreement that the vassals would then give ______ to the lord. protection
What are some attributes of feudalism? – Through investiture, a vassal was beholden to a lord to do his dirty work.- Knights served large landholders by defending their lands in exchange for a fief.- A serf would work the land, a knight would protect it, a vassal would govern it and the Lord would reap the benefits but also suffer the consequences if not managed well.
Feudalism started about _____. 700 AD
The ceremony in which men became vassals to their lord was called _____. homage
The system of cooperation known as feudalism ended around the _____. 15th century
T or F King John of England ruled England in the 1200’s but was a vassal himself. True
In exchange for land, a knight agreed to be a sort of sub-vassal to a vassal. This agreement was known as _____. subinfeudation
vassals would be ready to assist monetarily such as in giving ransom money in time of need is an example of _____. Feudal aid
American statesman, principal author of the Federalist Papers, and the first secretary of the treasury Alexander Hamilton
the voting public electorate
a defense of the brand-new Constitution of the United States in a series of articles in 1787-1788 The Federalist
the elected representatives cast the vote in the place of the members they represent indirect ballot
American statesman, the “Father of the Constitution,” and the fourth president of the United States James Madison
American statesman and the first chief justice of the United States John Jay
elected leader in a parliamentary democracy Prime Minister
a territory of a nation province
a member of a legislative power, elected by, and acting on behalf of the voters of his district representative
an assigned period of time for an elected official term
An elected leader in a parliamentary democracy is called a _____. prime minister
The city-states of ancient Greece and the Rome republic had citizens voting in direct democracies
In modern democracies, elected officials who are sent to the government seat to do the will of the people from their designated districts are called _____. representatives
In a modern democracy _____. a United States senator votes on immigration law on behalf of your mother through indirect ballot.
Representatives elected to the Senate serve ____ year terms, while members of the House of Representatives serve ____ year terms. six, two
The four powerful pillars of democracy are: opportunity for education, equality before the law, the citizen’s freedom, voting rights
Cite the relation between the United States Constitution and The Federalist Papers. Alexander Hamilton, who conceived of and authored the majority of the Federalist Papers, wrote them as an argument for and a defense of the United States Constitution.

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