THE CRUSADES

In this assignment, you will be gathering information about the Crusades.

 

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1 What were the Crusades ?

 

2 What pope called the first Crusade ?

 

At this site :http://www.knight.org/advent/cathen/04543c.htm

 

3 What is the origin of the word 'crusade" ?

 

4 Define "vow" ?

 

5 Against what people were the Crusades directed ? (Be specific)

 

 

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6 Who was Saladin ?

 

7 How did Pope Urban persuade the knights to fight in the Crusades ?

 

8 Explain how the Crusades lead to an increase in trade in Europe (Write in sentences).

 

At this site: http://orb.rhodes.edu/encyclop/religion/crusades/Vows.html

 

9 What privileges were given to the crusaders ?