The Catholic Church Takes OverThe Church owned many large areas of farmland. People who grew crops on this land had to give one tenth of everything they grew to the Church. This was called the Tithe. This was a lot of crops for many poor people to lose. It controlled people’s beliefs. The Church told people that when they died, their souls lived on either in Heaven or in Hell, they said, was a place of great pain and suffering. The people were understandably frightened of going there. So, the Church gave them hope.
Sep 26, 700
CharlamagneCharlamagne was the greatest ruler during the middle ages.
Sep 26, 1095
The CrusadesPope Urban II and the Catholic Church set a goal to reacces to the holy lands between the christians and muslims.
Sep 26, 1450
The RenaissanseRennasaince means rebirth of the rome and greek empire during the crusades they developed knowledge and trade.
Sep 26, 1492
Columbus discovers AmericaChristopher Columbus tried to find a water route to India with avoiding Italy and instead he discovered America
Sep 26, 1517
The Protestant Reformationall the trade developing in the midle east Martin Luther read the Bible and discovered the Catholic Church was lying starting the Protestant reformation.
Rome is destroyedRome was the biggest empire... The fall of Roman Empire was an ongoing process that continued for over hundreds of years. The legend has it that Rome was not built in a day, and most historians believe that it was not destroyed in a day either. All the major events that contributed to the Fall of Rome have been categorized into different periods.