The Feudal system is a class based system that holds the purpose of giving elementary schoolers a rather narrow look at the political world until they hit their 20's. It was very simple compared the complaxities of modern global policy.
The Feudal System is based on a series of classes stacking up against each other like the food pyramid. On top, you have the Fats, Oils, and Swe- I mean the King. He hands land down to the dairy products and protein which are the nobles. Then the lords are kind of in the middle. Below them are the rest of the grains and vegetables that gives this system a well-balanced, nutritional diet. Unless war breaks out!