Early Middle Ages: The early Middle Ages saw a resurgence in a hierarchical class system with the rise of feudalism, which made the vassals and lord richer, and the peasants poorer by making them work land they didn't own and barely paying them anything
This excellent Coat of Arms project is great for a unit on the Middle Ages or for a back-to-school "get to know each other activity"! Included is a directions page that gives the historical background of Coats of Arms and heraldry, as well as simple instructions for students on how to create a Coat of Arms. Next is a fantastic printable Coat of Arms template to use in class and a rubric to help with grading. Your students will love making these!
Aachen Cathedral, Aachen Germany - Medieval Romanesque dom style - construction on the chapel begun by Charlemagne around 792 making this the oldest cathedral in Northern Europe - during the Middle Ages, known as the "Royal Church of St. Mary at Aachen".