What I remember from year 8 (Scientific Revolution (Famous poeple (Galileo…
What I remember from year 8
began in the mid 14th century
Ended quite quickly at first, but emerged again in the 17th century
Strategies to prevent spreading
Strategies such as reducing mice and cleaning public areas helped to reduce the spread
Cities closed their gates and didn't let anyone come in or go out to prevent the spread of the disease
Early on, mythical and religious treatments were common. Some of the strangest included hanging a live chicken in a patients neck.
Plague doctors were the doctors of The Plague. They wore specialized clothing to prevent them from catching the disease.
25 million people died
Technology improved rapidly
Marks the beginning the new era of science, mathematics, physics astronomy, biology and chemistry
Development of the scientific method
Discovery of supernovas and comets
The new world met the old world
The old world was Mainly Europe, and the new world was around Africa
The Old world found discovered new plants and animals in the new world such as tomatoes, potatoes and pigs
The potato was one of the largest benefits and helped to prevent famine in many places.
The old world spread new diseases to the old world, killing almost 90% of the population
The old world also took slaves from the new world because the new world was not as developed and was still living in tribes
They were used to cultivate the land in America, especial around Mexico
Tobacco farms were very common
They were put into ships in very bad conditions with very little space given to the people. Diseases were spread easily.
Invention of the steam engine
Revolving around England, people from all around the world came in seek of jobs and a better life
was very important and the combination of different thoughts from all around the world helped to develop new ideas and technologies
France was also believed to be a developed country, however was not able to have a industrial revolution because its system of creating inventions was very bad
England was focusing all of the navies into protecting trade routes with the south, which allowed them to trade materials safely and effectively, unlike the other countries.