Chapter 10- Classroom Connections-Textbook, classwork, projects, worksheets...etc
Medieval Europe and the Ottoman Empire
Chapter 10 Internet Resources-Use the following web pages to learn more about the Medieval Europe
The Black Death
The Black Death - The Black Death came in three forms, the bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic. Each different form of plague killed people in a vicious way. All forms were caused by a bacterium called Yersinia pestis.
Eyewitness to History: The Black Death - Coming out of the East, the Black Death reached the shores of Italy in the spring of 1348 unleashing a rampage of death across Europe unprecedented in recorded history. By the time the epidemic played itself out three years later, anywhere between 25% and 50% of Europe's population had fallen victim to the pestilence.
Castle Builder - Life in a Medieval Castle
Ghosts in the Castles - Explore a castle in this interactive game from National Geographic
Castles on the Web
Castles of Britain
Castles of Wales
Medieval Siege - Here we describe some of the major weapons and strategies used in what became a medieval arms race. Let the siege begin.
The Crusades and the Rise of Islam
The Crusades - Proud knights in the Crusades would march towards forgiveness of their sins, filled with greed. Bloodshed was worth it, dying was worth it. Marching towards Jerusalem with victory in their eyes, they would take anyone who stood in their way of victory. In Jerusalem they never stopped killing the Muslims. That was the Crusades of the Middle Ages.