Europe in the Middle Ages

  • 467

    The Fall of Rome

    The Fall of Rome
    The fall of Rome caused the Dark Ages. Rome was sacked destroyed. Territories and areas that used to be protected by Roman Military had no protection.
  • 500

    The Catholic Church

    The Catholic Church
    There was no unity until the Catholic Church stepped up and became a strong political force. They power they used that they were the voice of God. If you disagreed with them, you disagreed with God.
  • Jan 1, 700


    The people who had power (Kings and Nobles) wanted to make sure it was easy to keep power. Kings- Divine right (appointed by God or Nobel)
    Nobel- Heritage (must be born into it)
  • Jan 1, 1096

    The Cursades

    Causes- Muslims take the Holy Land. Effects- Trade increrases between Europeons and Asians. Feduilis, weakens.
  • Jan 1, 1200

    Feudalism Weakens

    As fudelism becomes unnecessary Kings gain power. Nations start to form.
  • Jan 1, 1350

    The Renissance

    One of the results of the Cursades is the renissance. Cause- The Bubonic Plague, that killed 1/3 of the Europeons. People felt helpless and needed a better system.
  • Jan 1, 1450

    The Printing Press

    The Printing Press
    Gutenberg, he was German. Caused books to be more accesible to the common person. Bibles were invented! Caused the Catholic Church to lose power
  • Charlamge

    His grandpa was famous for stopping the Muslims from taking over Europe. His is famous for having the biggest unified empire. Ruled the most ages.