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The Middle Ages: The Crusades

The Middle Ages: The Crusades
The Middle Ages: The Crusades
The Middle Ages: The Crusades
The Middle Ages: The Crusades
The Middle Ages: The Crusades
The Middle Ages: The Crusades
The Middle Ages: The Crusades
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This dynamic presentation on the Crusades provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. Bring this key era to life for your students!

The Crusades were a defining event for Europe, less so for the Islamic World, but their significance would increase in time as a symbol of the struggle between two different religious worlds.

Topics covered include:
♦ The mythologizing and romanticizing of the Crusades
♦ Reasons for the Crusades
♦ The launching of the First Crusade
♦ The Second and Third Crusade
♦ Struggles between Richard and Saladin
♦ The debacle of the Fourth Crusade
♦ The economic, political, and social impact of the Crusades

This class takes approximately two hours. There are seven links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~25 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.

There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.

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