Bundle of 2 - Middle Ages - High Middle Ages & the Crusades

Bundle of 2 - Middle Ages - High Middle Ages & the Crusades
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This is a bundle of 2 highly animated, power point presentation on the High Middle Ages and The Crusades. The total number of slides in the presentations is 37. Each of the slides are editable so you can modify the slides if you need to.

The High Medieval Era is the period that seems to typify the Middle Ages best. Usually beginning with the 11th century, to 1300. This period saw such significant events as Norman conquests in Britain and Sicily, the earlier Crusades, the Investiture Controversy, and the signing of the Magna Carta.

The church became the universal and unifying institution. Strong popes, notably Gregory VII, worked for a reinvigorated Europe guided by a centralized church. By the end of the 11th century, nearly every corner of Europe had become Christianized (with the notable exception of much of Spain), and the Papacy, long established as a political force, was in constant struggle with some secular governments and alliance with others.

Power point presentation #1 is entitled, The High Middle Ages and contains 12 slides and covers the following:

Overview
Introduction
Medievalism at its Peak
Norman Conquests
The Feudal System
The Crusades (2)
Investiture Controversy
Magna Carta
End of Presentation

The first of the Crusades began in 1095, when armies of Christians from Western Europe responded to Pope Urban II’s plea to go to war against Muslim forces in the Holy Land. Considered at the time to be divinely sanctioned, these campaigns, involving often ruthless battles. At their core was a desire for access to shrines associated with the life and ministry of Jesus, above all the Holy Sepulcher, the church in Jerusalem said to contain the tomb of Chris.

Absolution from sin and eternal glory were promised to the Crusaders, who also hoped to gain land and wealth in the East. Pope Urban’s plea met with a tremendous response, both among lower levels of the military as well as ordinary citizens; it was determined that those who joined the armed pilgrimage would wear a cross as a symbol of the Church.

The crusades lasted for 200 years until support for such efforts disappeared in the 16th century, with the rise of the Reformation and the corresponding decline of papal authority.

Power point presentation #2 is entitled, Byzantine Civilization – The Crusades and contains 25 slides and covers the following:

Overview
Map of Crusades 1-4
First Objective Met
Background
Request for Troops
First Crusade: 1096-1099
Oath of Loyalty
Slaughter
Second Crusade: 1147-1149
Disastrous End
Third Crusade: 1189-1192
King Richard I
Fourth Crusade: 1198-1229
Minor Crusades
Fifth Crusade: 1216-1221
Sixth Crusade: 1229
Seventh Crusade: 1239-1241
Eighth Crusade: 1249-1250
The Mamluks
End of the Crusades
Final Thoughts
End of Presentation

This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading.... The Middle Ages.
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