Mr. Christopher Patten


A person who follows Christianity

Unit #5: Social and Cultural Growth and Conflict

Let this then be your war-cry in combats, because this word is given to you by God. When an armed attack is made upon the enemy, let this one cry be raised by all the soldiers of God: It is the will of God! It is the will of God!

Lessons & Resources

Lesson #3: Christian vs. Muslim

What was the relationship within and between Muslim and Christian states in the 11th century?

​Muslim and Christian (Docs)

​Relationship Muslim/Christians (Slides)​​

Lesson #1: Crusades

What were the Crusades?

What were the Crusades (Docs)

The Crusades (Slides)

Lesson #2: Geography

What was the geographic context for the Crusades?

What is the Holy Lands (Docs)

​Geography of the Crusades (Slides)

Holy Land 

The area in the Middle East where holy sites important to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, are located. This land is where Israel and Palestine are currently located.

Lesson #5: Effect of the Crusades

What were the effects of the Crusades?

Effects Primary Sources (Docs)

Effects of the Crusades (Slides)


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Lesson #4: Council of Clermont

What does the Council of Clermont reveal about Christian motivations to fight in the Crusades?

Primary Sources (Docs)

Council of Clermont (Slides)

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Council of Clermont (1095)