Some Causes and Effects of the Crusades

A 3 page paper discussing some of the causes and effects of the Crusades. History is filled with record of military conquests and in many cases the administration of tortures in the name of God. The Crusades was a collection of military invasions of Christian holy lands in response to Muslim assumption of control of those lands. Though the first Crusade was nearly 1,000 years ago, the effects of the Crusades are still recognizable today, particularly in religious intolerance. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Crusades

An 8 page discussion of the Crusades. Details exactly what the Crusades were and identifies their goal as gaining control of the Holy Land for Christians. Concludes that, while the Crusades were unsuccessful in accomplishing this goal, they had tremendous economic impacts upon Western civilization. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Muslims’ View of the Crusaders

A 4 page paper discussing the Muslim view at the beginning of the First Crusade. The Crusaders’ mission was to regain Jerusalem, the holiest ground of the Christian faith, from the grasp of the Muslims. Though the Muslims had waged a half-hearted holy war against the Byzantine empire, Christian presence in Syria was viewed as just another cause for skirmish between fractious groups until those same Christians began taking Muslim towns and slaughtering Muslim people. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Male/Female Paradigm in the Victorian Era

This 10 page paper looks at differences between men and women in Victorian England. The effects of the industrial revolution on women's roles as well as the changing status of the church are included. Christian manliness is discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

12th Century Renaissance & Intellect

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the texts they contained. Their exposure to the world outside of Europe was very limited. The idea that the Crusades changed the intellectual face of the Europeans is the argument given. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Crusades

A 4 page paper which examines the Crusades. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Teutonic Knights

A 6 page research paper that looks at the history of the Teutonic Knights, a military-religious order similar to the better known Templar or Hospitaller Orders of the middle ages. The Teutonic Knights were responsible for bringing Christianity to Eastern Europe through numerous crusades that lasted through to the fifteenth century. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Crusades in the Late Middle Ages

A 12 page research paper that examines the motivations and the effects of the crusades that occurred in the late Middle Ages. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

The Impact of the Renaissance Period on Physical Education:

This 5 page paper discusses the impact of the Renaissance period on physical education. Specifically, major renaissance happenings such as the black plague, the Spanish Inquisition, and the crusades are discussed in terms of their effect on physical education. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

How The Crusades Influenced A Cultural Change In Art and Literature

15 pages in length. The Crusades were highly influential with regard to the cultural changes in art and literature. Their contributions are noted in any number of ways, which are easily detected merely by interpreting the number of literary works and artistic designs that were prevalent during that period. There existed a certain political correctness that was associated with the manner in which the crusades influenced -- and even represented -- the art and literature that followed their lead. The writer discusses how the Crusades afforded a considerably elevated level of civilized culture as it pertained to artistic and literary styles. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Asian Revolution as a Consequence of the Versailles Treaty

A 5 page research paper on how the Versailles conference and the threat of liberal capitalism led to the cultural revolutions in China, Korea and Vietnam. The writer posits that, in effect, these revolutions promoted the containment purpose of the Versailles conference in 1919, much as nationalist fervor continues to promote this purpose in post-1989 fragmented Europe. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Trade Unions, etc.

An 8 page research paper that answers four questions pertaining to economic conditions in Europe in the nineteenth century. Topics explored are the relationship between union and socialism; difference between liberalism and conservatism; causes behind imperialism and causes and effects of population expansion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Gearing Up for War: Europe 1939

This 8 page paper discusses conditions in Europe on the eve of World War II. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

How the Industrial Revolution Affected European People's Lives

A 5 page paper discussing some of the short- and long-term changes in people's lives directly resulting from the influences of the Industrial Revolution in Europe. The response of the people in the short term was simply to do whatever was necessary to merely survive, but the Industrial Revolution in Europe did have lasting effects in force even today, though in modified form. At least today it is not only very young children barred from dangerous and demanding factory work, but we still search for a balance between work and home. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Imperialistic Activity in the 19th Century

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening presence promised to inflict such detrimental impact that it would endanger the very presence of capitalism as it existed in Europe during that period. Bibliography lists 3 sources.