History-7.timeline

  • 1095

    Pope urban the II Calls for the crusades

    Pope urban the II Calls for the crusades
    The Muslims invaded the holy land and the pope called for a crusade to take it back and they learned about new products and goods
  • 1200

    A big shift from a farming economy to one of trade

    A big shift from a farming economy to one of trade
    Because of the failures of pope urban the second and the crusades the people of Europe began to look for new goods and ideas to trade then eventually people began to set up small fairs along busy trade routes which became urban centers that turned into small towns and villages.
  • 1254

    Marco polo was born

    Marco polo was born
    At the age of 17, Marco Polo traveled with his father and uncle to Aisa, through china Armenia, Persia, and Afghanistan.
  • 1293

    Marco Polo Returnes

    Marco Polo Returnes
    After his twenty two-year-long journeys he made it back home but of the nine hundred people he set of with only eighteen remained.
  • 1298

    Marco polo is captured

    Marco polo is captured
    In 1298 Marco polo was captured as a prisoner of war, while in prison he met a writer who encouraged him to write two books.