For example, in Document 3, it includes,"In 1381, some 35 years after the Black Death had swept through Europe decimating over one third of the population, there was a shortage of people left to work the land... Recognizing the power of ‘supply and demand’, the remaining peasants began to re-evaluate their worth and subsequently demanded higher wages and better working conditions. " This proves that the Plague caused more revolts by peasants because when a lot of people died, there weren't many people to be serfs or peasants, therefore they realized that without them, Europe would not function efficiently. They realized that they are worthy and that they should have more wages and better conditions. For example, it was like a few gas station employees wanting to strike because their manager wasn't paying them enough.
Hard and dangerous working conditions , the poor had to live in horrible poorhouses, filthy neighborhoods littered with garbage and filth from the sewer, causing the public health to worsen during the urbanization. Because of this spreading of disease by overcrowding, caused many people to die. Some of the more positive changes however was the emerging middle class, where workers built their fortunes from hard work that got people from the lower class better status in society, and the growing wealth caused by new factories in the urbanization. Some of the sanitation problems however got better after the public health act in
First of all, the Bubonic Plague brought many political changes to Western Europe that collapsed the Middle Ages and medieval society. Because of the fact that the plague was spreading because of the people coming in from the east, Europeans didn't want them to keep bringing in the plague. This lead to the decrease and disruption of trade, which meant prices went up because there weren't any goods coming in. Next, another change that the Bubonic Plague brought to the west was the fact that serfs were leaving the manors they worked on to see if they could find a better lifestyle and wages. Finally, the Church lost respect when it failed to stop the Bubonic with it's prayers and the priests started leaving their
The Black Death was an influential factor in many societal changes that occurred during the 14th century. These changes were the depopulation of Europe, reduced labor force, rising wages, and increasing slave demand, government fixing wages promoting rebellion of the peasants and other workers. Depopulation in Western Europe occurred rapidly as during the 13th century after the sudden increase in population the Black Plague infected peasants which were usually farmers and also made up most of the population. This infection and
Before the Black Death, peasants had to be in debt to the lords in order to use their land. This system was unfair and it burdened peasants with obligations. When the Black Death happened, this system was changed. Many peasants died because of the plague, so there was a shortage in labor. Fields were abandoned and crops were not harvested.
Native populations rapidly decreased after 1492 because of disease, enslavement, and war. When the Europeans traveled to the New World they brought diseases with them that caused many deaths. Also the Europeans wanted slaves to work for them so they didn’t have to do anything by themselves. War began to break out because of the many deaths happening. The most important cause of the decline was disease because it caused the most deaths and also one people were noticing the diseases they would move around trying to avoid it, but only to make it worse by infecting more people.
In the Elizabethan Era there were multiple ways men and women could meet death. Many people were hit by history’s most famous plague-- The Bubonic Plague. The unintelligence of society was a major contributor to many deaths during this era. No one understood that when crimes happened there was punishment, that also led to multiple deaths for people in this time period. Diseases seemed to have wiped out most of the population in the Elizabethan Era.
His reign led to many rebellions, which obviously caused many people to lose their lives. If you resisted and your life ended, the lives of your relatives could also be taken to weed out any possible traitors. (Which I found rather brutal.) Also, if one were to be conquered and not killed, enslaved, or imprisoned, they’d be taxed heavily. As stated before, the Mongols were ordered to destroy the farmlands to make room for pasture, which led to the starvation of many people.
This caused another problem by wrecking the relationship with factory owners. It did some good and some bad in this area, but more than it did good it began to cause strife with not only the factory owners, but the African Americans and farmers too. Both these groups of people did not benefit from the New Deal. Persecution toward African Americans began to increase as the working conditions improved. They lost their jobs and were considered to not be held high enough to fit into society.
“Fifty percent of all child deaths are involved in undernourishment”(‘Facts About Hunger And Poverty’). Fifty percent is a huge number, especially when it comes to child deaths. Many people do not pay attention to their surroundings and often do not care that there are people in this world who are dying because of hunger. World Hunger all around our planet is mainly caused by food wastage, but by remembering to not waste after eating, can change everything. World Hunger around the earth is resulting in many people suffering and even dying.
The resources such as rice or indigo could suffer from a bad growing season, causing farm owners to lose money. The wildlife in the area could also be a problem, as most were beasts of prey. Natives would often cause trouble and vandalize settlements. Diseases were trouble, as they could kill. But with a can do attitude, the city of Charles Town was
Cortes realized this and “sought to isolate the city from its support." Without the supply of food and water, the situation in the city became dire. The consequences of the blockade were recorded in the Florentine Codex, “And all the common people suffered greatly. There was famine; many died of hunger. They no longer drank good, pure water, but the water they drank was salty.”
An estimated 30%-45% of London’s population died during the Black Plague. 30% is more than how many British soldiers died in WW1. The first and worst wave of the Plague ended in 1350. There are still some cases of the Plague showing up in European countries. The Black Death, over a span of five years, killed 25 million people and it was almost impossible to survive.
More effects of the plague were, that the lack of customers started to drive down the prices of items in stores, this ended the crusades because all the soldiers had died. It weakened the church’s power because people started to question their faith, and everyone blamed the jews for it. Some long term effects were that wages increased, for there was a shortage in labor and land became more
The rise and fall of the Populist party all started when farmers from all over the nation gathered together and addressed some common problems that they were facing. Farmers were stuck in a bad economic cycle. Prices for their crops were falling, and unfortunately farmers often had to mortgage their farms so that they could buy more land and produce more crops in order to “flourish”. There was very little suitable land to farm and cultivate and banks were foreclosing on the mortgages of farmers who could not make the payments on their loans. Moreover, the railroads were being taken advantage of farmers by charging excessive prices for shipping and storage.