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  • By: Rigoberto Carrete
    • The Crusades were a series of wars that were intended to expand Christian territory
    • The Crusades started in November 27, 1095
    • Many people from all over Europe were involved
    • Kings and Emperors of many important places
    • Homeless in search for a better future
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    • Many volunteers decided to go because the pope promised pardon to whoever went
    • Pardon is to forgive all sins and get accepted into heaven
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    • Christians vs. Muslims for control over lands
    • Christians wanted to control Jerusalem
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    • Jerusalem was believed to be the “Holy Land”
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    • The first crusade was brought together by Pope Urban II
    • Each crusade after was started by other popes or rulers
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    • The Byzantine empire called to the pope for help
    • They felt pressured by surrounding wars involving the Muslims
    • 35,000 men in the first crusade
    • 10,000 in the fourth crusade
    • 37,000 children in “The Children’s Crusade”
    • 20,000 knights in the fifth crusade
    • Not everybody agrees to the number but it is believed that 9 main crusades took place
    • There were many side wars and wars not documented
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    • The Crusades stared the 11 th century
    • They Ended the 14 th century
    • Even though there were many Christian victories they lost
    • All the newly acquired lands were given back
    • New goods brought back to western Europe
    • Spread of Christianity
    • New religions
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