Interaction Between Humans and the Environment Demography and disease Migration

Interaction between humans and the environment

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Interaction Between Humans and the Environment Demography and disease Migration Patterns of settlement Technology - 500 to 1000 CE - Not a lot of connection to outside world. - Viking invasions/migrations from 700’s to 1000. - 1000 to 1500 CE - Crusades - 1095-1200. - Europeans were introduced to the Islamic culture. - Increased European demand for Asian goods. - Italian Renaissance - 1300-1500 - Italian merchants profiting from trading Asian goods to Europe Cultures Religions Belief systems, philosophies and ideologies Science and technology The arts and architecture - 500 to 1000 CE - Roman Catholic Church was the center of society. - Salvation, literacy and knowledge. - People Owned and rented lands. - Controlled social lives of peasants - Religious themes in art.
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- 1000 to 1500 CE - Italian Renaissance 1300-1500. - Re-birth of art and culture. - There were 3 Foundations: - Secularism. - Individualism. - Humanism Economic Systems Agricultural and pastoral production Trade and commerce Labor systems Industrialization Capitalism and socialism - 500 to 1000 CE: - Agriculture was dominate. - Serfs worked on borrowed land. - Lords extracted rent. - Mostly subsistence farming. - Artisans and village markets. - Skilled craftsmen produced and sold crafts in local markets. - Blacksmiths, Cobblers, Weavers - 1000 to 1500 CE: - Growth of towns & regional trade. - The Mediterranean trade. - Independent cities broke feudal model. Environmental Geographical Features Climate Impact of human activity - 500 to 1000 CE - Low agricultural output - Low population rate - Viking invasions 700-1000 CE. - 1000 to 1500 CE - Waves of the plague effected the European populations. - Killed 75-200 million European from 1348 – 1350. - Returned in waves until 18 th century. - Killed 30-60% of Europe’s population.
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