Why did the Crusades start?
Because Islam was gradually replacing Christianity
Because Christianity was gradually replacing Islam
Because Judaism was gradually replacing Islam
Because Islam was gradually replacing Judaism
Who called for help because of this issue in Europe?
Pope Urban II
Who answered the help by making the Christians fight against the Muslim?
Kings, nobles, knights, peasants, and townspeople all wanted to be a part of the crusades because __________________.
they all were forced to by the Pope
they were told that God wanted them to
they all were forced by the emperor
How many Crusades were there?
Who at the beginning of the Crusades had control of the Holy Land, Jerusalem?
Who has control over Jerusalem today?
About how long did the Crusades last?
Cause: Although the Christian victories had no permanent effect on the rule of Jerusalem, the Crusades increased the contacts between the West and the East. Effect: ?
The contact helped end the Crusades
The contact started a much bigger war
The contact increased trade and commerce
What made trade easier in about 1000?
The first trade routes passing through Europe were made.
Goods from Asia would reach the trader through a series of middlemen.
Transportation improved significantly in Europe
Where in China do all routes of the Silk Road lead to?
Where do all the routes of the Silk Road set off from?
Where did the bubonic plague first start at?
How did the bubonic plague begin?
Fleas who carried bacteria ate the same food as rats and then the rats ate the same food as humans
Rats who carried bacteria were infested by fleas and then the fleas bit the humans
Fleas carrying bacteria where eaten by rats and then the rats were eaten by humans
How long did the bubonic plague last in Europe?
What percentage of Europe was killed because of the bubonic plague?
80% to 90%
50% to 65%
25% to 33%
15% to 25%