AIM: What was the goal of the Crusades? Do Now: What do you think ended the Middle Ages? Explain. HW: Write a paragraph explaining the relations between Judaism, Christianity, & Islam today.
The Holy Land Jerusalem Judaism: spiritual homeland of the Jews. Also the sight of the Western Wall, which was the last remaining part of King Solomon's Temple. Christianity: Jesus spent a lot of time there spreading the word of God. Islam: the home of the Dome or the Rock, Where it is believed that Muhammad ascended into heaven.
The Crusades • 1095-1291 • Jerusalem – the Holy Land • Judaism, Christianity & Islam. • The Crusades • Christians wanted to reclaim the land from Islam. • Holy War between Christians & Muslims. • Results • Only the 1st Crusade was successful. • Saladin – Muslim ruler who took back the Holy Land. • Long Term Effects • Expanded contact with the outside world. • Increased trade & exploration. • Ended feudalism. • Increased hatred between religions. • Loss of Crusades leads to a loss in the Pope’s power.