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World History Warm Ups
Week 18: Europe in the Middle Ages

1. What was the main church of the Middle Ages in Europe?
Answer: Catholic Church

2. For what commodity was Flanders known?
Answer: cloth

3. Which religious order was founded by a Spanish priest to defend church teachings from heresy?
Answer: Dominicans

4. In what city was the first European University begun?
Answer: Bologna, Italy

5. What terrible disease was the nursery rhyme "Ring Around the Rosie," written about?
Answer: The Black Death or Bubonic Plague

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