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Agricultural Revolution o Several technological advances o 6 triggers 1. Development of the Heavy Plow Accommodate heavy wetlands Mouldboard added, used to dig deeper into the soil 2. Horse Power Proper harnessing of horses o Classic harness – around neck, choked during heavy plow o 6 th  century – breast strap, still lead to choking o 8 th -10 th  century – breast collar, best suit Not all oxen were replaced o Oxen were cheaper Horses were faster and easier to turn 3. 3 Field Crop Rotation
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4. Assarting The process of bringing land into cultivation by cutting down  trees and clearing shrubs. 5. Specialization of Labor Somebody needs to make tools for certain jobs o Blacksmiths o Textiles o Baking 6. Iron Production/Increase in iron production In the 9 th  and 10 th  centuries, many iron mines were opened up in  northern Europe which lead to  Revival of Commerce o Four important factors 1. Scandinavian Merchants 2. Mediterranean Sea and the Italian cities 3. Crusades
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Latin kingdoms were set up which opened up Italian markets in 
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course MDST 201 taught by Professor Hamonic during the Fall '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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Jan 21 - o o 6triggers 1 Mouldboardadded, 2 HorsePower o , o

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