First Crusade Effects On Society

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The First Crusade and How it Effected Today The First Crusade of nine effected the future without even knowing it. The Crusades were religious battles. Had the Crusades not happened many things that happen today, would not. One example is the impact the Crusades had in European expansion. If the First Crusade had not happened then the other eight would not have occurred either. If none of these had occurred the world would be a much different place. The First Crusade began in 1096 and ended in 1099 (First Crusade). Muslim armies had taken over Jerusalem, which was and is considered holy in to Christians. Because this city is considered holy many Christians made their way there to pay respect to The Church of Holy Sepulcher, and the …show more content…
Not only did the results of the first crusade effect European expansion, but it also effected the structure of European society (Dickson, Baldwin, & Madden, 2016). By the end of the nine crusades Europe had gone from feudalism to monarchy. The change from feudalism to monarchy caused a growth in European cities. This change caused a bigger change in European trade and commerce. The impact the crusades on commerce is considered one of the more important effects. The rest of the crusades cause a constant demand for supplies for the war and soldiers to fight in the war. The crusades also caused more demand for ship building. In conclusion the crusades caused the market in Europe to expand. The results of the First Crusade not only effected the future of the world in very many other ways (Alchin Effects). Another impact of the First Crusade was the effect it had on the Catholic Church. The end of the First Crusade brought more wealth and power to the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church played a very important role in the Crusades from the very beginning. Because the Church gained so much power and wealth it caused people to become more religious and involved in the Church (G.,

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