The 5 W's of the Crusades

Made by Fallon Judd and Rachel Cage

What is a crusade?

A crusade is a holy war that was started by the Christians.

When did it take place?

The first crusade began in 1095 and lasted up until 1099

The second crusade began in 1147 and lasted up until 1149

The third crusade began in 1187 and lasted up until 1192

There were 6 more crusades that followed.

Who was involved in the Crusades?

1st

Christians and Muslims

(Even though they both believed in god)


2nd crusade was lead but European kinds with the help of European nobles. Christians were also involved.


3rd crusade

Saladin united the Muslims of Syria

And Christians


Where did it take place?

1st

Middle East in Jerusalem

2nd

European area ( for example antolia)

3rd

Egypt


Why did it take place?

1st

To capture the Holy land and to take back Jerusalem from the Muslims.

2nd

Started in response to the fall of county of edessa.

3rd

Because the European leader wanted to re conquer the holy land of Saladin



What was the result?

1st it was a big mess and overtime the church made the Muslims really mad. They captured Jerusalem yet later it was taken back.


2nd

13000 different types of crusades. Ex: English,Scottish....

3rd

Saladin signed a unkindly treaty