World History: Chapter 9, Section 2
Juniors and Seniors
The Early Middle Ages:
Charlemagne Revived the Idea of Empire
Outcomes: The students will be able to:
Understand how the Merovingian process of succession
weakened the kingdom.
Explain how the Frankish kings and the Pope became
Know where Charlemagne fought his greatest wars and
Define the role of a count.
List two ways in which Charlemagne strengthened his
Discuss what the title ":emperor" means.
Discuss how Charlemagne promoted learning.
The students will write a brief paper discussing what they consider
to be Charlemagne's greatest achievement and why. What makes him
such an appealing historical figure?
Define the word "petty"
How old does one have to be to become president of the
Discuss some of America's great leaders.
Clovis'sdescendants lost power.
Mayorsof the palace
The Pope named Pepin king.
Responseto the letter
III. Charlemagne extended Frankish power.
**Information from Charlemagne paper.
Charlemagnestrengthens his rule.
The Pope made Charlemagne emperor.
Charlemagnesheirs ruled weakly.