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Intro 1300’s Black Death enters Europe. Not a good time in Europe. Tombs portray decaying bodies. By late 1300’s Europe undergoes fundamental changes. Social and economic history Lay the path for the Renaissance. The decline in estate values. Black death is causing people to die. This means less workers which makes it hard for workers to work land. So they hire more people which costs more money. And there is not a big market for food because everybody is dying so the price for food goes down. And as there political power goes down so does there social. Urban growth with soaring wages for skilled workers, many migrate to the city to seek there fortune. This upsets the landlords so they set stricter laws trying to control the rural peasants. This leads to revolts. Like the jaqurie and the poll tax. Power at the guilds- guilds controls all of the jobs in the cities. The guilds do not want more people joining them because it makes there skills less valuable. There is conflict between the unemployed workers and the guild workers. The revolt by the vatdiers.
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This note was uploaded on 10/29/2010 for the course EUS 35945 taught by Professor Wade during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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