The Crusades

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The Crusades

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

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