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 ?


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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).


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9 What privileges were given to the crusaders ?