The Crusaders were a group of Christian knights who were afraid of losing christian faith so they wanted their holy land back from the Muslims in Jerusalem. In attempt to do this they fought many wars and killed many people. They had a long journey with many rough challenges. The Crusaders had seven different trips to regain control of the Holy Land and to kill many Muslims . Many of the Crusaders were volunteers who believed it was their calling from god to get the land, which is present day Jerusalem also the birthplace of Jesus Christ.