Please watch this Crash Course episode on the Crusades, then choose one topic listed afterwards to comment on (please post in the comments section):
- Why did the Crusades begin?
- What are some common misconceptions concerning the Crusades?
- Were the Crusade a success for Europeans?
- What have been the long term effects of the Crusades?
- Who was the most impressive personality of the Crusades?
- What most surprised you about the Crusades?