The Crusades Dbq

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Christians participated in the crusades because they were rewarded by the church. As it states in document C if you went to fight in the crusades you would get to keep the people's treasures and positions that you attacked. Also if you died fighting in the crusades you would be dying in the same place that christ died. Another way christians got rewarded is that the Pope said that you would have “everlasting life” meaning that you would go to heaven when you died. Also if they took back over the holy land the farms were great for farming as it says they would “floweth milk and honey”. Clearly the church promised many rewards such as glory, riches and salvation. All of these rewards seemed especially good because they were limited to resources

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