The Crusades

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