the aggressive missionary efforts of Benedictine monks.
preserving the work of the ancient Greeks.
the preservation of literacy and learning, particularly with regard to ancient Latin texts.
the creation of a religious warrior class.
Which of the following is not responsible for the success of many cities in Italy and Flanders?
They had more abundant coinage.
They specialized in trade and manufacturing.
They passed laws making serfs free once they came to the city.
They controlled extensive agricultural lands.
They were independent rather than controlled by feudal lords.
Essay Questions: Select ONE essay topic. Outline your Essay. Thesis (three sections); blueprint (rule of 3) to be used to write body paragraph topic sentences. For each topic sentence (rule of 3) provide evidence to support your topic sentence and your essay thesis.