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Feudalism came to dominate political & social life in Western Europe because by the 8th and 9th centuries, central governments, such as the Carolingian Empire could not effectively defend their people from invasions by Norsemen, Magyars, Slavs and Moslems.

In addition, weak central governments failed to prevent internal civil wars among various nobles & princes. Nor could they defend their peoples against bandits and others. As a result of this turbulence and insecurity, people turned to local nobles for protection. Kings turned over large tracts of lands to local feudal leaders in return for a pledge of military assistance when needed.

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Europe became a feudal society so as to protect the people in the high classes. It is believed that it was promoted by the church as it allocated land to the nobles.

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