Roman Catholic Church Controls Medieval Life in Western Europe

Looking for clear, concise information on corruption in the Medieval Roman Catholic Church? This handout gives historians a short synopsis of the abuse of power preceding the Catholic Reformation. After reading, pupils answer 7 questions, most of which are recall. Some analysis comes in when they consider which corruption they feel is the worst. Consider pairing with an initial simulation, telling learners they now have to pay for their grades (parallel to indulgences).

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