World History 2.03 The Crusades Research Paper

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Dakota Crawley 11/19/13 World History 2.03 The Crusades The First Crusade "It all started with the leader Godfrey of Bouillon. They started at Constantinople and marched through land that was held by the Seljuk Turks to Antioch. During there march Godfrey's brother who was named Baldwin set up the first Crusaders State at Edessa." The Second Crusade "This crusade was led by King Louis VII of France and Emperor Conrad III of Germany. They were leading their armies to the holy land. The Third Crusade "The Turkic ruler Saladin rose to lead the Seljuks and succeeded in uniting the split Muslim armies of Southwest Asia and North Africa. Europe launched another crusade when Saladin’s forces took Jerusalem. Frederick Barbarossa of Germany,
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