Middle Ages Dbq

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The Middle Ages led to the Age of Exploration.The Middle Ages (500 CE-1500 CE) was a time in history after the Roman Empire collapsed (476 CE). The Age of Exploration was when people traveled off to foreign lands and explored or traded. The Middle Ages had a lot of important events that led to the Age of Exploration. Here are some examples the fall of the Roman Empire, Feudalism,The Crusades, the Black Death, the Commercial Revolution, the Renaissance, and the Vikings. The Middle Ages led to the Age of Exploration by letting Rome fall. Once rome fell (because the states wanted to be independent), it led to the creation of Feudalism. Feudalism was created from the need of protection because the states didn’t have protection from Rome any more. It also protected kingdoms from other kingdoms or Vikings (pillagers, marauders or terrorist). Feudalism worked by a king giving some of his land (or …show more content…

It was the Muslim Turks against the Christians. However, during the Crusades population grew, travel became safer, governments were created, and trade route were established. But then, because of trading, the Black Death got into Europe and wiped out ⅓ (25 million people) of Europe’s population. As the Black Death got cured Feudalism got declined and Capitalism came to take Feudalism’s place. Capitalism is when the price of something depended on supply and demand. That led to stock markets, banks,and insurance companies which helped people store and earn money. Also the Renaissance came along, it was the time people began think differently and learn new subjects or skills like science, math, inventing, discovering, and etc. Meanwhile people were thinking Christianity, spread and people help spread it by traveling around different countries and influenced many people. With all the new knowledge that is wanted to acquire people of Europe had to go to explore and

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