Piracy began to be popular
The sea was wrought with diseases
Muslim invaders took over the area
The emperor stopped trade with the east
The Muslims' retreat from all European territory
The decree that in France must pay tribute to the king
The spread of Christianity to Muslim-controlled lands
The Franks' consolidation of power over Western Europe
To flee the Huns
To escape disease
To plant on fertile land
To spread their religion
To officially recognize Christianity
To trade with the people of Asia
To send explorers to the Black Sea
To move the capital to Constantinople
Altered the form of government
Traded with those who lived there
Forced their religion on the country
Imposed their language and culture
That death from the Plague was a punishment for sin
That poverty was necessary for one to get into heaven
That Christians should use force to spread their religion
That the Roman collapse was caused by neglect of pagan rites
To obtain slaves
To increase his wealth
To reunify the empire
To spread Christianity
Rulers ordered peasants to move out of the cities.
Farmers discovered areas of good soil for planting.
Invaders made the cities too dangerous for families.
The elite built homes in the country to protect themselves.