Fall Of The Roman EmpireRome was te greatest empire in history. It fell due to German ribes. It caused the middle ages, or the dark ages. People did not feel safe because there was no protection. Money and wealth decreased and there was no common currency.
Catholic Church Takes OverAfter the Fall of Rome there was nobody in charge. The Catholic Church were the biggest and the best so they stepped up to be in charge. They were the Voice of God and if you disagredd with them, then you disagreed with god. Hell was used as fear.
Jan 1, 700
feudalismDuring Feudalism barbaric tribes attacks. Civilizations made manors and kings and nobles helped keep power. Kings could only be appointed by Divine right, meaning you had to be hired by the pope or God. Nobles you had to be born into their career.
Jan 1, 768
CharlemagneCharlemagne was appointed by the pope and ruled the most land.
Jan 1, 1096
CrusadesThe Crusades are started by the muslims taking the Holy Land. Due to this:
Safe to travel
Start leaving manor
But most importantly, the muslimskept the Greek and Roman Writings.
Sep 26, 1350
RennaissanceThe Rennaissance was started by the Crusades. It promoted trade just as the Crusades did. But the Bubonic plague also occured at this time
Sep 26, 1492
ColumbusColumbus coming to America was causd by the desire to find a new route to Asia but instead found America.