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Use this History and Western Heritage video entitled The High Middle Ages: People Towns and Universities 1000-1300 to study how by the High Middle Ages, European society was divided into four distinct classes. Discover how the hierarchical nature of society at the time saw the nobility and the clergy clearly dominant over the peasants and townspeople, and how based upon the need for survival, medieval life was controlled from the top, politically and religiously. Learn about he emergence of towns with their guilds and their continual quest for commercial activity would soon alter the medieval landscape and bring on the first signs of social "modernity" as it is understood today.

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