New version page

KU HIST 115 - Everyday People of 18th Century Europe

Type: Lecture Note
Pages: 3

This preview shows page 1 out of 3 pages.

View Full Document
View Full Document

End of preview. Want to read all 3 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a GradeBuddy member to access this document.

View Full Document
Unformatted text preview:

Better access to educationLiteracy increasesFood: water, beer, breadFor fun:Blood games: bear and bull baitingGamblingReligionCatholicismProtestantismMedicineBeginning of the centuryMixture of various professionsEnd of centuryEmphasis on physicians and degrees (though medical practices are largely the sameDevelopment of HospitalsHIST 115 1st Edition Lecture 2Current LectureApproaches to HistoryTop-Down: Presidents perspective of governmentVs.Bottom-Up: Voters perspective of governmentEveryday people of 18th Century EuropeCa. 1700 -1789 C.E.What are the underlying currents of the events of the French Revolution?Agricultural society in the beginning of the 18th centuryMost people lived and worked in the countryside, peasant farmersMore freedom in 18th century due to plague killing farmers and supplying more landVillages:Western Europe: open field systemOpen land where peasants can plant whatever they wantEastern Europe: 2nd SerfdomBound to land and lords, lasts till mid 19th centuryFamiliesMen and women married in their late 20sWanted their own households before marriageFew illegitimate birthsThese notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.If two people knew they were pregnant out of wedlock, they would just get marriedCommunity controlsPopulation Growth (starting ca. 1750)Mortality rates decreaseDisappearance of the Bubonic PlagueBetter sanitationBetter transportationRural IndustryMore people = less land for each personEnclosureCottage IndustrySet up little factories in their house. Women would work with textiles while men of the house ran the loomTextilesProletarians: “the transformation of large numbers of small peasant formers into landless rural wage earners” (McKay, 558)Familial Structure (starting ca. 1750)Community controls weakenMigrant workers (village to village, village to city)“Illegitimacy explosion”Foundling homesInfanticideWet-nursing industry: hiring women to nurse others babiesHigh Infant MortalityHistorians Debate: Did or could parents grow attacked to young children?Culture- Better access to education- Literacy increases- Food: water, beer, bread- For fun:o Blood games: bear and bull baitingo Gambling- Religion- Catholicism- Protestantism- Medicine- Beginning of the centuryo Mixture of various professions- End of centuryo Emphasis on physicians and degrees (though medical practices are largely the sameo Development of


View Full Document
Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Everyday People of 18th Century Europe and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Everyday People of 18th Century Europe and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?