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The Crusades. By Samuel Lewis and Melanie Logan. The Crusades. A series of Holy Wars Emperor Alexuis I asks Pope Urban III for help Started when Muslim Turks attack the Holy Land Many ordinary people were motivated by riches. The Crusades . They took back Holy land in 1099

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The crusades

The Crusades

By Samuel Lewis and Melanie Logan


The crusades1

The Crusades

  • A series of Holy Wars

  • Emperor Alexuis I asks Pope Urban III for help

  • Started when Muslim Turks attack the Holy Land

  • Many ordinary people were motivated by riches.


The crusades2

The Crusades

  • They took back Holy land in 1099

  • Wars went on and off for 200 years

  • Conquered land divided into 4 small states


Who won the wars

Who won the Wars?

  • 1st Crusade- Christians

  • 2nd – 9th Crusade-Muslims


Children s crusade

Children’s Crusade

  • In 1212 two groups joined the Crusades

    -From France and Germany

    -Mostly made up of Children

  • It didn’t end very well


The impact

The Impact

  • Expanded the European Economy

  • Crusaders brought back Byzantine goods like

    -Fabrics

    -Spices

    - Perfumes

  • Fleets turned into trade ships


Pros and cons of crusades

Pros and Cons of Crusades

Pros

Cons

Power struggle still went on

Many people had died

Christians lost the Holy Land

  • Helped increase trade

  • Brought foreign goods to Europe

  • Gave power to the Pope and the Church


Effects on monarchs and the church

Effects on Monarchs and the Church

  • Increase of power in monarchs

    -Rulers used taxes to support the Crusades

  • Papal at its highest point

    - Short-lived period

    - Power struggle against Monarchs


Wide worldview evolves

Wide Worldview Evolves

  • Christians discovered regions

  • Europeans traveled to India and China

    - 1400 trade began with Europe and these two countries.


Marco polo

Marco Polo

  • Originally from Europe

  • Went to China with merchant father and uncle.

    - questioned their trip to China

  • Marco Polo and Crusades introduced Europe to a bigger world


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