Dbq on Causes and Effect of the Crusades and Word Wars

1133 Words May 29th, 2013 5 Pages
During world history, there existed many reasons for wars to occur. There are Economic, Political & Social reasons that caused the Crusades & the World Wars to take place. These wars had different outcomes; both expected & unexpected ones. Seljuk turks (Muslims) invaded the Byzantine Empire & conquered Palestine. The Byzantine Emperor asked pope Urban 2 to help chase the Muslims out & get back the Holy Land (Palestine) in the year 1095. The Pope agreed, making a speech in the Council of Clemont calling all Christians too join in a Crusade. A Crusade is a military journey for a religious cause. The first Crusade started in the year 1096. Economically, the Crusaders went on this journey in order to gain the land of Jerusalem from the …show more content…
Germany lost Alsace-Lorraine to the French. The breakup of Austria-Hungary & the creation of the League of Nations were all expected outcomes of World War 1. An unexpected outcome of the war was the loss of Germany 's oversees possessions to the Allies (doc.4). There are many causes that led to the occurrence of World War 2. Obtaining a means of existence, the rise of the spirit of nationalism, Germany 's survival, the obtaining of land & the increasing of one 's country 's territory are just a few (doc.5). After World War 1, European countries started to slowly rebuild their economies with the help of America. On October.24,1929, the stock market in America crashed. When the American economy collapsed, they pulled out the money that they had invested in Europe. In addition, they put high tariffs on European goods. Now that the European countries aren 't getting any business they place high tariffs on their own goods. Due the American stock market crash, all global trade decreased! Due to the economic instability of Europe, fascist governments arose in Italy & Germany. Fascism is a totalitarian government where the country is the most important thing (extreme nationalism). An unexpected outcome of World War 2 was the replacement of Nazism & Fascism with Democratic governments. Another expected outcome was the establishment of the right of self government (doc.6). The United States & the Soviet Union emerged as
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