Eventually split into East and West, Western declined first.
Part of the Eastern Roman Empire. Taken Place from 285-1461
Western Empire ended before Eastern Empire
The franks had a Dynasty called the Carolingian Dynasty and the ruler was Charlemagne until he died and gave the dynasty to his three sons who split it ending the Dynasty.
Fell because Romulus Augustus was forced to leave the throne because they were lacking everything, even an armed force.
Frankish leader who converts his men to Christianity
Also known as the Dark Ages
Clovis Converted his men to Christianity and dies in 511 AD
Martel was known as "The Hammer" and was a Frankish Ruler.
Frankish Dynasty that ruled from 751-987
Primary weapon= AXE
Modern homeland- Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark.
Charlemagne was the ruler of the Carolingian dynasty until it split. Was known as "The Hammer"
The Carolingian Dynasty was split into three when the empire was left to Charlemagne's 3 sons because he passed.
Leif Ericson is actually the founder of N.A, not Christopher Columbus.
Went to Greenland after he was exiled from Iceland.
Erik was exiled at a young age. He then went to Greenland to find new land.
The battle of hastings was fought when the Carolingian empire was still around under Charlemagne's rule.
There were Four Crusades and only the First and Third are considered successful. There was also a child crusade or "Teen Crusade"
fought by the Christians against Muslims.
Happened during the First Crusade
between England and France.
France Defeated England in the War.