The Four Main Causes of Middle Ages

The Fall of Rome

The fall of Rome is one of the four main causes of the Middle Ages. Rome fell to Viking invasions. Rome was a huge empire and was sort of like Europe's police. Without that strict reinforcement of the law, criminals ran amuck, unchecked.

Viking Invasions

Because there was nobody to stop them, Vikings continued to invade Europe, spreading fear into the hearts of Europeans.

The Spread of Christianity

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Rise of Charlemagne

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