2 The pope called on Christian Crusaders to invade the Holy Land. The Big IdeaThe pope called on Christian Crusaders to invade the Holy Land.Despite some initial success, the later Crusades failed.The Crusades changed Europe forever.
3 The Crusades BeginChristian and Muslim cultures fought over control of the holy land.These wars were called Crusades- were a series of wars between Christians and Muslims
4 Muslims TurksTook control of Palestine and Jerusalem, part of the Holy LandAttacked Christian pilgrimsBegan to raid the Byzantine EmpireByzantine emperor asked the Pope for help
5 A Call to ArmsPope Urban II called on Christians to help retake holy landTold Kings stop fighting each other and unite1000s of men joined Popes armyPope had approved the killing of all Muslims
6 Sewed crosses onto clothing The word crusade comes from the Latin word for “marked with a cross.”Armies set out to Constantinople
12 Effects of the Crusades Trade increased between Europe and AsiaSparked the interest to travel new landsKings and nobles increased their power because many had diedRising Christian hatred of JewsJews began to distrust ChristiansChristian & Muslim relationship changed, each viewed each other as a threat
13 Activities Clip: Crusades Worksheet: The medieval Church in pictographsCrusaders mapWorksheet DBQ: Jews and the crusadesVideo the crusadesBumper sticker for your horseRead from book