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The Black Dealth

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The Black Dealth was caused by rats that had fleas.  These rats caused illnesses and dealths amoung the people. Everyone was blaming the Jews, so  most of the Jews got killed. The churches got effected by this and Monks and Priests died, the rats took over the people.

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Queen Isabella

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After Fredinond and Isabella made a final push against the Muslim stronghold of Granda and caused Granada to fall in 1492, Isabella caused a crusade. Queen Isabella was determind to bring relious and political unity to Spain. Under  Muslim rule, Spanish, Christians, Jews, and Muslims lived in relative peace, and allowed to worship as the chose, but Isabella ended that tolerance. Isabella had the support of the inquisition as well. In the end she achieved religious unity but at a high price. I believe this crusade has positive step in the worls history because she achieved her goals.

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King John

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King John was the son of  Henery II and he was know to be a clever, cruel, and untrustworthy ruler.  He created enemies with the powerful King Phillip II of France, Pope Innocent II, and his oen English nobes. King John suffered from defeat against Pillip II, in 1205. Next King John battled again Pope Innocent III and he ended up bieng excommuncated. On top of being excomunicated Pope Innicent placed England under the interdict. In order for John to save his crown and himself he acceepted England as a fief of the papacy and pay a yearly fee to Rome. Also, after angering his people with oppessive taxes and abusing more of his power a group of rebellious barons carnered him forcing to sign the Magna Carta. The signing of Mogna Carta would help shape the English goverment; but it was made clear that the monarch must obey the law as well. Even though King John was know to be untrustworthy, cruel, and clevel he did make a change, and expanded the English government.

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Arts and Architecture

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In the Middle Ages one of their greatest achievements were the towering stone Cathedreals that served as symbols of their wealth and religious devotion. During 1000 monasteries and towns began building soild stone shurches that reflected Roman influences. These churches looked like fortresses with thick walls and towers. In the end of building the results were that the churches would be dark and gloomy. In about 1140, Abbot Suger wanted to build a new abbey hoping that it would shine with wonderful and uninterropted light. These builders developed the Gothic syle of architrcture. The most important feature was the flying buttresses whitch were stone supports that stood outside the church. It allowed builders to construct higher, thinner walls and leave space for large stained-glass windows. Their graceful spires and tall windows carried the eye upward to the heavens. As churches began to rose stonemasons carved sculptures to decorate the inside and out. Also, other craft workers created stained-glass windows that added to the splender of the churches. They stained small peiced of glass in glowing colors and set then in lead frames to create pictures whitch helped educate people who were unable to read. Churches also contained religious paintings called Alterpeices. Medieval artists also created "paintings" in thread. Because of stone castles being drafted and cold they hung tapestries up in rooms and nails to add color and warmth. Finally in the 1300's & 1400's the Gothic style was also applied to the artistic decoroition of books known as Illumination. I predict these achevements will spread and become advanced as well. 

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Frederick Barbarossa

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Frederick I who was the Holy Roman emperor also known as Frederick Barbarossa or "Red Beard" had the dream to build an entire empire from the Baltic to the Adriatic. He faught for many years  to bring thw wealthy cities of northern Italy under his control. Barbarossa ended up succeeding, because of arranging a marriage between his son Henery and constance the heiress to Sicily and southern Italy. Frederick Barbarossa was a well deducated emperor and that is why he was sucessful in gaining Italy under his control.

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