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ca.%201500%20Europe - Pollard History 103 September 10,...

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Pollard History 103 September 10, 2009 Europe in Transition 1450-1600 Fragmented like Africa and Asian, feudalism and Roman Catholicism are the only connections. Monarchs had a habit of doling out land (not for keepsies) in exchange for loyalty and military service. Gave out land bc they couldn’t manage their own affairs— money was a problem Europe had the least stable culture in the world, no centralized government 1. The Old Dissolves 2. The New Renaissance (1350-1600) 1. The Old Feudalism—Tenants-in-chief—had a right to your own military and to the crops produced in your fiffedom. The t-i-c were not ultimately loyal to king, nor were the knights bc they can make money themselves. Feutal lords hired out their militaries to wars that they weren’t involved in for profit. i.e. no one was around to protect the peasants or the land, agriculture goes to ruin and ultimately hurts the peasants, leading to peasant rebellions 100 Years' War (1337-1453) europe is a mess, constantinope is taken in 1453 too,
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