History 1301 week 1 notes
History 1301 week 1 notes HIST 1301
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____ = Dates ____ = People ____ = Event ____ = Place ____ = Vocab Medieval Europe Europe in the age of exploration – 15 &16 centuries 1492 o Height of the “Renaissance” o “Rebirth” o Classical Greece and Rome o Education o Art, literature o Science, politics o Religion Europe in the later middle ages o Demographic changes o Commercial Revolution o Technology revolution o Emergence of new “nations” Demographic changes o Gender, race, age, marital status, birth rate, infant mortality, occupation “Black Death” – 1347 o Bubonic Plague o Pneumonic Plague o 30% - 60% mortality rate o “Pandemic” o Demographic Catastrophe o Consequences – profound Social Economic Political Religious changes Demographic Recovery – about 1450 o Population stabilizes, increases o Growing middle class Commercial revolution o Growing middle class o Luxury goods Spices Silks Technology revolution o Printing Press – ca. 1450 o Gutenberg bible Naval Technology Revolution o Portuguese Caravel – ca. 1450 Astrolabe ____ = Dates ____ = People ____ = Event ____ = Place ____ = Vocab Quadrant Gold and slaves Demand for luxury goods o Increase in population o Development of middle class Motivation and Resources o Wealth in the later middle ages Gold Land “fealty” – wealthy Ferdinand and Isabella o Spain o Moors o Granada -1492 “Reconquista” Columbus Amerigo Vespucci “Treaty of Tordesillas” o Signed at Tordesillas on June 7, 1494, divided the newly discovered lands outside Europe between Portugal and Spain.
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