What were some of the effects of the Crusades?

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Nov 11, 2016

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  1. A lot of unruly Aristocracy left Europe where they were causing nothing but trouble and they made their way to the holy land.

  2. Trade boomed in the Mediterranean and many new trade goods came to Europe. A lot of Italian and Venetian Merchants became wealthy which financed exploration and the Italian Renaissance.

  3. Scientific and Mathematical knowledge from the Middle East came to Europe.

  4. Travelling soldiers were exposed to a very different world than they were used to and it broaden the world view.

  5. The Catholic Church got really wealthy a spread the wealth in development in Europe. Catholic Church power increased.

  6. There began to be an impulse to explore the world. Vasco de Gama and others began to explore the world.