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Chapter 9-The High Middle Ages A.D. 1000-1300 Land and People in the High Middle Ages Population Growth Increased security Agricultural production The New Agriculture Improved climate Drier More land Same land just more cleared off for farming Arable Good for farming Technological improvements Heavy wheeled plow made of metal, not wood New horse collar Watermills and windmills Three field system Increased production One field was always being treated with minerals to become fertile again Higher food prices
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Free peasants Free to come and go and work as they please Not slaves or servants Life of the Peasantry Activities determined by the seasons Religious feast days 50 days a year Christmas, Easter, Pentecost No work, just festivities Lifestyle Wood cottage 1 or 2 rooms No privacy Simple but nutritious diet Had a little bit of pork Beef was very rare Used chickens for eggs Used cows for milk and cheese The Aristocracy Revival of Trade and Growth of Cities Italian cities
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 1001 taught by Professor Sheehan during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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