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The Crusades
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The Crusades

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Holly Cheek, Hannah Tarver

Holly Cheek, Hannah Tarver

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  • 1. The Crusades Series of 8 or 9 holywars fought betweenChristian states inEurope and TurkishMuslims Spanned 1095-1270
  • 2. The Crusades Emperor of the Eastern RomanEmpire asked Pope Urban II forhelp against the Muslim armies Pope Urban II of the RomanCatholic Church asked hisfollowers to participate and fight
  • 3. The Crusades The goal of the Crusades was to take Jerusalem and related holy lands in the Middle East from Muslims Holy sites had been cut offfrom access because of Muslimexpansion into the Eastern and WesternRoman Empires.
  • 4. The Crusades First Crusade or People’sCrusade ended in the captureof Jerusalem Second Crusade resulted infailure, as European armiesfled from the well-preparedTurkish armies’ attacksduring the siege of Damascus.
  • 5. The Crusades Third Crusade startedwhen Muslims retookJerusalem Ended in a trucebetween King RichardI of England and theMuslim leader, SaladinSaladin allowedChristians to visit the holy sites
  • 6. The Crusades Third Crusade contributed to the downfall of feudalism by inspiring revolt King Richard I financed the ThirdCrusade with heavy, unfair taxes onhis subjects He sold self-government privilegesto towns His capture after the Third Crusadeand ransom payment increased tax rates
  • 7. The Crusades The fourth and subsequent crusades diverted focus from reclaiming holy lands Instead targeted other cities and Muslims
  • 8. Sources http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/the-crusades.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crusades http://history-world.org/crusades.htm http://moodle2.cherokee.k12.ga.us/etowah_hs/plug infile.php/496/mod_assignment/intro/Middle%20 Ages.pdf

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