The Children's Crusade

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The crusades took place over about 200 years. It wasn’t just one big fight it was a series of wars and battles.
There were three monolithic faiths (Christianity, Judaism, and Islamic) fighting in the crusades. Despite their common roots the differences often cause conflict between them. The first crusaders went from Constantinople to Antioch (1096-1099). They fought isolated Turk forces on the way there. In 1212, religious zeal as well as poverty gave rise to what came to be known as the Children’s Crusade. Although historians debate the events and the participants surrounding this phenomenon, most agree that at least two youths from France and Germany did set in motion an unusual expedition to the Holy Land that year. People aren’t exactly

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