Differences Between Modern Society And The Middle Ages

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Have you ever thought about the differences between modern society and the Middle Ages? What stick out immediately are things like cars, cell phones, and running water. But when you think about it, the items previously mentioned are really just enhanced versions over what was available in medieval times. Instead of cell phones, they sent letters. While they didn’t have cars, they could travel on horse and carriage. Another noticeable difference between then and now is that the kingdoms of the Middle Ages have been replaced by democratic governments. While there are plenty of differences between a kingdom and a government, one thing that they have always shared is the duty to take care of its citizens.
In America, our government continues the
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