Europe Middle Ages Timline

  • 476

    Fall of Rome

    Fall of Rome
    The Fall of Rome caused the Dark Ages. People did not feel safe to travel from land to another. No common currency.
  • 500

    The Cathoic Church is now in Charge

    The Cathoic Church is now in Charge
    500- 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

    Charlemagne

    768-814
    Ruled the most land during the MIddle Ages.
  • Jan 1, 1096

    The Crusades

    1069-1272
    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 Renaissance

    1350-1550
    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 Press

    1450ish
    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 Reformation

    Martin 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.