Statistics for The 14th Century

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WhenDescriptionAnswer% Correct
1347-1351This pandemic kills perhaps 40% of Europe's populationBlack Death
94%
1382John Wycliffe is the first person to translate this document into EnglishThe Bible
91%
1300sThis cultural "rebirth" begins in Florence, ItalyThe Renaissance
89%
1337The beginning of this long-lasting war between England and FranceHundred Years' War
82%
1325The Aztec city of Tenochtitlan is founded on the site of this modern-day cityMexico City
80%
1377Richard II is the last English king to take his royal oath in this language French
78%
1308This Italian poet begins work on his "Divine Comedy"Dante
77%
1300sThis period of global cooling begins. It would last 500 years.Little {Ice} {Age}
77%
1307This knightly order is supressed in France, with many burned at the stakeKnights {Templar}
72%
1370After 100 years of rule, this group of foreign conquerors is expelled from ChinaMongols
72%
1368This dynasty comes to power in ChinaMing
71%
Late 1300sThis author writes "The Canterbury Tales"Geoffrey Chaucer
66%
1328This King, called "The Bruce", leads Scotland to independence from EnglandRobert the Bruce
60%
1397First evidence of this predecessor to the pianoHarpsichord
52%
1309-1377Popes shun Rome to live in this French cityAvignon
45%
1324This empire in northwest Africa annexes the city of TimbuktuMali
40%
1300sThis Germanic order conquers much of Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia{Teutonic} Knights
38%
1356This league of cities is formed for the purpose of trade
on the North and Baltic Seas
{Hanseatic} League
37%
1360-This "lame" ruler conquers most of Central Asia,
killing 5% of the world's population
Timur
24%

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