By Kerstyn Smith
Come learn about the crusades!
What was the crusades?
The crusades started because the popes wanted to show and increase the power that they had. The crusades was a medieval military expedition carried out by christian knights, against the muslim forces to retrieve the holy land. Caused the monarchs to gain power and increased trade.
Some important Info!
- was from the years of 1095-1291
- started because the popes wanted more power and wanted to show off their strengths
- increased trade because Europe was closer connected after the crusades