Fall of RomeThe Fall of Rome caused the Dark Ages. People did not feel safe to travel from land to another. No common currency.
The Cathoic Church is now in Charge500- 1500 AD
The Catholic Church steps up and became a strong political force. The power they used was that they were the voice of God. If you disagreed with them, you disagreed with God.
Jan 1, 768
Ruled the most land during the MIddle Ages.
Jan 1, 1096
Causes- Muslim take Holy Land
Effects- Trade increases between Europeans and Asians
-People feel safe to travel
- Feudalism weakens
- Find out mUslims preserve Greek and Roman writings
Jan 1, 1350
The cause of the Reanaissance is the Bubonic plague that killed 1/3 of the Europeans.People felt hopeless and needed to turn to abetter system than the one they had. Rebirth of classical Greel and Roman Empires.
Jan 1, 1450
The Printing Press1450ish
Gutenberg created the Printing Press. This caused books to be accessible to the common person. It spread education and the Renaissance movement.
Jan 1, 1517
Prostent ReformationMartin Luther decides teh Catholic Church is not behaving appropriately ( they were saying you could pay money to get out of Hell) . Nails 95 thesis to the door of the Church.