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The Feerarchy Of The Middle Ages

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The Middle Ages was a time of crisis, in a way, probably why it was associated with the name “Dark Ages”. My english teacher once said, “The richer were getting richer and the poorer, even more poor.” The middle ages, albeit having a number of similarities at present time, I guess, in my opinion, we can say that we would much prefer the circumstances of today, seeing that back then the role of women were much more unfavorable. The social hierarchy of the middle ages, despite being fit for their economic system, their economic system itself wasn’t a very good one due to the money mainly circulating around the rich and the poor, as was mentioned earlier were just getting poorer, therefore making their social hierarchy a bad one as well seeing that it was . Furthermore, there were many aspects as to where said crisis were evident, but let us focus on mainly these three: the social hierarchy, the economic system and the role of women during the middle ages.

First off, the social hierarchy. Although most of the Medieval people were peasants, the
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The poor are given chances to make a living and get paid at least minimum wage, also there are those people who are willing to even help the poor by donating and such. This however, would make them depend on these donations and thus the past would repeat itself in such a way that the poor, instead of aspiring to be something better and live a better life would choose to depend on the people who were kind enough to at least offer to help them, even going as far as to abuse and take their kindness for granted, which makes them no better than those who were poor during the middle ages seeing that they would still stay poor even though they have the chance not to be
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