The church was very powerful during the Middle Ages because people gave out a 1/10th of their incomes in tithes. Apart from doing, so they also paid church for various sacraments such as baptism, marriage and communion. This wealth often gave the churches land. The churches also did not pay any kind the tax for their land or anything they bought. Many church leaders also were rich and powerful such as abbots and bishops (Jenkins. P, 2008). The leaders held a lot of powers bought in the country and the entire community Leaders such as the bishops often served on council of the king. Many churches built during the middle age were referred as cathedrals, they were the most expensive and took two years to finish its construction. This all rules, designs and leadership made the church in the middle age really strong. The church also respondent to poverty and created framework of charity.
The strongest modern institution is public policy and the citizenship. The impact of market Is modified by the growth of social citizenship which is provided through public policy initiative (Kwiek M, 2000). The Roman land was invaded by the Goths, the Romans education and art was destroyed and changed to the Goth’s way of doing things.
Feudalism led to the lords owning the land owning the land and everything around it, the lord could keep the peasants safe (Krader L,1958). Under the system of feudalism, the king gave the land to soldiers and to the peasants to grow crops. The lords owned everything on their land including the peasants’ crops, and the village.
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Kwiek, M. (2000). The nation-state, globalisation and the modern institution of the university. Theoria, 47(96), 74-98.