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  • Magna Carta
  • By 1215, because of years of unsuccessful foreign policies and heavy taxation demands, England’s King John was facing a possible rebellion by many noble men.Here, he agreed to a charter of liberties known as the Magna Carta (or Great Charter) that would place him and all of England’s future sovereigns within a rule of law.
  • Crusade
  • Pope Urban II agreed to let christian knights help fight the Turks in the first crusade. A crusade in a "Holy War." "God wills it" was their motivation. By 1096, thousands of knights were on their way to the Holy Land. The first crusade was successful for the Christians. They captured Jerusalem in 1099 after a long bloody battle. The crusades continued on and off for over 200 years!
  • God wills it!
  • God wills it!
  • The Black Death
  • The Black Death was a deadly disease that spread rapidly through Europe in 1348. The people thought that God was punishing them for their actions. They would walk around with a chicken under their arm hoping that it would draw out the poison from them. Obviously, that wasn't the case. They would ring loud bells hoping to "purify the air." They also killed all the dogs and cats because they thought they were spreading the disease. In realiy, they were helping the situation because they ate rats which actually spread the disease. Most of the villagers ideas actually made the disease worse. Since they didn't have a vaccine the most they could do was isolation and quarantine. Most of the people died that had the disease.
  • Hundred Years' War
  • Between 1337 and 1453, England and France fought a series of conflicts which is known as the Hundred Years' War. The English wanted the French Land and the French Kings wanted wanted to extend their own power in France. Soon, Edward III of England claimed the French crown which erupted a war between the two rivals. At first England took most of the victories until Joan of Arc helped France and the French ended up winning the war.
  • NO! Are you crazy??
  • Just give us some of your land!
  • Cathedrals
  • what's a flying buttress??
  • There were two main churches back then. Gothic and Romanesque. Romanesque had no windows and was dark and gloomy. Gothic churches had large stained-glass windows and were bright and colorful inside.
  • a stone support that stood outside the church. They allowed builders ti construct higher walls and leave space for huge stained-glass windows
  • Joan of Arc
  • Cmon, Please!
  • Joan of Arc (born in France in 1412) believed she heard the voice of God when she was 13. She believed she could lead the French to victory. After getting rejected a couple times, King Charles let Joan lead the soldiers. She led them to victory several times. Soon after, she got captured by the Burundians captured her. She was burned to death in 1431.
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