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  • How Did The Crusades Influence Western Civilization

    had many benefits to Europe. On the flipside, its interaction with Christianity had very negative impact on Islamic culture. An argument can be made to say that the Crusades may have caused Islam to enter into a downward spiral from which it still has not been able to recover. How Islam Benefited Europe Although the Crusades turned out badly in generally for much of Christian Europe, there were some changes that benefitted development. For example, Crusaders could not travel with all their money on their person. This is what led to the modern banking system. Crusaders could deposit their money in one bank, which they then had the ability to take out somewhere else. Another major effect of the Crusades was the fall of Constantinople. The fourth crusade was led against this city, and caused its eventual demise. The fall of this city is what, in the end, helped cause the Italian Renaissance. Therefore, it can be said that the Crusades led to the Renaissance. There were also many things that were learned and adapted from the Islamic culture. One thing that was traditionally thought of as Medieval European is chivalry. Although this is often thought of as something Christian in origin, it is actually Islamic in origin. Something else that was learned from the Crusades is medicine. Of course, the Christians knew medicine already, but their medical training were far behind that of the Muslims. The Muslims had a man named Ibn Sinna who wrote a medical text that was used for many…

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  • 3rd Crusades

    The Crusades, Military expiditions in the 12th through the 14th centuries by the catholic church in response to muslim agression (Madden). At the end of the 11th century almost 2/3 of the ancient christean world had been taken over by muslims (Madden). This made the catholic church feel threatened leading to an outburst of violence. The main goals of the crusades were to retake the Holy Land of Jerusalem and to stop muslim expansion (Madden). The crusades we will be focusing on during this paper…

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  • Personal Narrative: Animal Sacrifice

    I have been born 3 times. The first time was 13.8 billion years ago, when the universe began to exist. The second time was on November 24, 1997, when my mother brought her second child into the world. The third time I was born, and the time most relevant to this discussion, was on a sweaty afternoon in Sophomore year when a girl asked me for bus money, and I decided it was time I learned to accept the first two. So here I am, made up of atoms that are 13.8 billion years old, a body almost 19…

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  • Economic And Social Effects Of The Crusades

    The Crusades were a series of religious wars between Christians and Muslims that took place during 1095 CE- 1291 CE. The main purpose of the Crusades was that both religious groups wanted to take possession of the Holy Land (Jerusalem). There were 9 major Crusades in total, which are called the Principle Crusades. There were also shorter and less significant Crusades in between each Principle Crusade that are called Minor Crusades. These wars had various effects on the world, especially in…

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  • Classroom Diversity Case Study

    The fourth grade class is before lunch so they can be a little anxious as Wood (2007) outlines as part of the Social-Emotional growth patterns of a nine-year old (p. 110). Additional growth patterns need to be more individualistic, impatient, self-critical and critical of others. One additional pattern, would be their moods change erratically (Wood, p. 110). In Yardsticks: Children in the Classroom Ages 4 - 14, other categories are, "Vision and Fine Motor Ability," indicating the task such as…

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  • The Importance Of Attending The University Of Chicago

    the University of Chicago has the Mansueto Library, one of the most beautiful buildings I have ever seen. The student body is comprised of some of the smartest students from around the world, creating one of the most intellectual and diverse group of students among universities. As a student, I would contribute to this community with my cultural background and creative mindset while also developing myself by learning about different students and their lifestyles. The University of…

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  • Brain Pop Video Reflection

    seemed interested and were engaged by raising their hands to answer questions while others did not. Those raising their hand showed they had some background knowledge on Tecumseh. The same students raised their hand time and time again. There were students who were sitting quietly watching the Brain Pop Video while a few other students seem to not be paying attention. One boy was looking around to see what his friends was doing. From the video I noticed that many of the students’ attention…

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  • The Children's Crusade

    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…

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  • The Crusade: The Zeal And Zest Of The Crusades

    contract with Sadadin for the right to pilgrim the Holy Sepulcher in small groups. The Fourth Crusade was fought from 1202-04. The main essence of the crusading spirit was long lost. The Crusaders fought against the Byzantines and Constantinople was brought down in 1204 where a Latin empire was erected. The Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Crusades were fought from 1228 to 1270. The Albigensian Crusade (1208-29) was targeted to wipe out the Cathari or Albigensian sect of Christianity, while the Baltic…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life Changing Career

    too kind of a person to everyone he met. Those are the type of people you think nothing bad will ever happen to them. Unfortunately, my Pappy was not so lucky. When I was in fourth grade, he was diagnosed with Leukemia cancer. At the time, I did not fully understand the situation because I was young. I did know that something was wrong and he was in the hospital all the time. We visited him quite often and he never looked very well. I then started my fifth-grade year, also my first year in…

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