ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATIONS AND SOCIAL CHANGERS (Economic growth (The…
ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATIONS AND SOCIAL CHANGERS
15th and 16th centuries POPULATION GROWTH
SLOW POPULATION INCREASE
Higher demand for agricultural and handicraft products, and stimulated trade.
Avoid guild control by developing a system of homeworking.
Grew as a result of geographical discoveries (trade routes).
Continued to account for professional activity.
First banks, greater and simpler circulation of money and the first tradig companies were created
The estamental society continues...
They grew welthier
They establish their social status
Western Europe they improved.
In Eastern Europe they were more closely tied to the land.
The nobility and the clergy
Continued with their privileges
Accepted the increase in power of the monarch