History: The Economics of the Crusades

Students discover the importance of the Crusades to the expansion of trade. After researching the Middle Ages, they brainstorm methods of transporting goods from Asia, India, and the Middle East to Europe. They write letters to a king or queen of the time explaining why a new route to the East is needed.

6th - 8th Social Studies & History 18 Views 68 Downloads
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