i need help answering a question for my medieval history class

Discuss the development of the Carolingian Empire. Who was its founder? Describe Charlemagne (his character, interests, lineage) and discuss how he organized and ran the Empire. How did his reign lead to the Carolingian Renaissance, what was the renaissance, and how was it achieved? Please provide examples of some developments that occurred during the renaissance. Use some or all of the following web sources along with our readings material.

http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture20b.html (Links to an external site.)

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/03610c.htm (Links to an external site.)