The Middle Ages


The Church

The Catholic Church was also known as The Roman Catholic Church is the largest Christians church with more than 1.2 billion people joined. The Catholics believed that the truth relies in the bible. Some Catholics believed the baptism is a sacrament that regenerates and justifies, and is usually done with infancy; most Protestants believe that baptism is an outward testimony of a prior inward regeneration.

The Crusades

The Crusades was often called the holy wars. The Christians and Muslims fought in the crusades. It was a 100 years worth of fighting to gain control of Jerusalem.

The first crusade lasted for 1096-1099. The people were untrained and lacked military equipment. Many people were killed by Muslim Turks.

The second crusade was from 1147-1149.


Knights are people granted on honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. During the Middle Ages knighthood was considered a class of lower nobility.

Popes and kings

In the Middle Ages the popes was the head do the church because nearly everyone went to church, the pope had great power. It was the popes duty to decide what the church would teach.

In England and France Kings inherited their thrones, at tomes the nobles were tagainist the Kings, but the kings usually regain order easy.

Growth of cities

The Medici Family were the ones who invented the banking system. They were more powerful than the King or anyone because they controlled the money situation.

In the cities they advanced canons, longbows, flipping the bird, and nationalism. Nationalism means a pride in ones country.

In religion the cities were toning it down be jade if the crusades.

Spanish Inquisition

The Spanish Inquisition happened because the pope, Ferdinand, Isabella wanted to purify Spain from non-believers and heretics. They wanted everybody to convert to one religion.