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How did a series of Conflicts leave their mark on Europe in the Middle Ages. by Mind Map: How did a series of Conflicts leave their mark on Europe in the Middle Ages.
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How did a series of Conflicts leave their mark on Europe in the Middle Ages.

Crusades

Started by Pope Urban II

Said they would be soldiers for Christ

Said they would be servants of God

Stewards of God

Thought he could unite the two Churches

Four Crusades

First, Succesful, They soon lost the conquered lands

Second, Powerful people behind it, Failed, Lack of support from inhabitants

Third, "Crusade of Kings", Kings of England, France, Germany, Failed

Fourth, Attacked Constantinople, Innocent III Scolded them

Effects

Started Exploration

Started trade with the East

Reconquista

Purpose

To free Spain from the Muslims

Capture of Spain

Multiple "steps" of conquests, 1050 - 1492

Cordoba, Capital of Muslim Spain, Nice to live in, Great Mosque

Granada, Last conquered

Effects

Harm to economy

Loss of Muslim learning and culture