H125A 10.2 - Reformation

H125A 10.2 - Reformation - H125A - Reformation Reformation...

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H125A - Reformation 11/12/2007 01:13:00 Reformation Rise of Large Armies Rise of Waged labor armies Armies were relatively smaller than medieval armies 16 th  Century – Technology shifts armies with pikes (need steadiness) pikemen came with his cook, wife, apprentice – people whom were taught all  of the warfare craft discipline was rigorous, murderous group of peole who regulated themselves 17 th  Century – Reorganization of armed forces (Black Hawks) Rise of Linear Tactics (guns) --0—0—0—0—0—0—0—0-- People would shoot, run to the back and reload and this process would  continue while being shot at from the other side Training done by the state No longer an artisan, but an unskilled laborer Officers owned by the state, need to learn a rulebook in order to teach his men
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Wallenstein   wanted to train all of the armies (started selling things to the  troops) He essentially became the state because he owned the armies Therefore he was the emperor, of at least like him (the real emperor had him  executed) How do you discipline new armies? How do you legitimize your population (taxation)? How do you organize?
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