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Eurpoean People Most people were peasants that hired themselves out to farmers. Share Croppers – Retns farmland and pays for it by giving a percentage of their crops to the owner. Average lifespan was about 40 years. Woman it was around mid 30’s. Women died from child birth. No antibiotics. Germs came into play around the mid 1800’s. Half of all children died at the age of 5. Transportation and communication There were no roads and the ones that were there were only made of mud. Railroads made it easier to send hevy items long distances. Literacy was very poor not many people could read or write. 4/10 men could sign their names and 1/10 women could. Living conditions were horrible most people were poor and lived in single rooms often shared with animals they never bathed and didn’t eat much other than bread. Animals were tiny because people didn’t understand how to breed. Animals were small. People were small as well. Five foot five was the average height. In the fifteen hundreds the average height was much smaller around 5’3” and 4’9” men and women respectively. People expected the church to be a good example. People expected the bells to wake up God. They would take the bells down and whip them if they failed to bring a good crop. Atrisans – would train children to train and take on their trade. Bourgousis and Burghers –
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Nobels - Status you get privilege didn’t have to pay any direct taxes. Shares direct relationship with the king. They are bound together by the fact that their status is based on birth. Kings want to rule with no interferance and the nobles want their own little set of power. Clergy (Regulare/Secular) – Regular are nuns secular is the people who run it. Each parish has a priest each dioceses has a bishop and hten the Pope resides over that. Church was wealthy. Tutors are the ruling family of england at the time. War of the Roses. Francois I was an interesting person we are going to pay attention to. Brought Da Vinci to France where he painted the Mona Lisa. Pyranees in the Iberian pininsula where spain and Portugal reside. Going to America to get the silver so the Spanish monarchs rich beyond their wildest dreams. Habsburg took over the Spain realm. Russia---------------- Percentage of peasants was very close to 98% there was almost no middle class and no towns almost either. The only real town is Moscow made of wood, Russia was remarkably primitive. Ruled by the Romonov family. Italy--------------- Italy wasn’t called Italy until 1860’s. It wasn’t until then Italy wasn’t under single rule since the fall of the Roman Empire. Milan and Venice. Then they have lots of nice small cities. Florence made famous by Michelangelo. Sicily called 2 kingdoms. Kingdom of Nepals.
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Germany---- or german speaking states. There were many different nations the leaders were referred to as the german princes.
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