In this chapter you learned about the early history of Europe—from Classical Greece and the Roman Republic to the Protestant Reformation and the French Revolution. One of the significant events of Medieval Europe was the Crusades, a series of holy wars sponsored by the Christian Church to capture Jerusalem in Palestine from the Muslim rulers. In this activity you will learn more about the first battle in this series of wars, the First Crusade.
Destination Title: The Story of the First Crusade
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Start at the Story of the First Crusade Web site.
- Scroll down the page to read a general overview of the First Crusade.
- Scroll up and click on People's Crusade at the top of the screen. Read the information.
- Click the "Back" arrow and then click on and explore the Siege of Antioch link at the top of the screen.
- Use what you have learned to answer the following questions.