To what extent did weapons and warfare impact and contribute to society?…
To what extent did weapons and warfare impact and contribute to society?
Warfare and weaponary was a method of controlling society
Some city's could take over other city's or invade them and use weaponry and warfare to control them
If people were committing a crime or disrupting the society to the extent, weaponry could come into place if needed.
Warfare was first put into place because there was so much crime going on in society so people started controlling society because they thought fear of getting killed was the only way to stop people
after cities or towns would take over other cities or towns weaponry and warfare was the only way to control or take over society. Considering in the medieval ages the aim was to have the biggest castle or town and army in the county weaponry was the only way to gain armies or take over towns
Weaponry and warfare was a significant and popular method of controlling society. The topic of weaponry and warfare being a method of controlling society does fall under the topic crime and punishment but to the extent of the crime weaponry came into place if the crime was that bad that there was a death sentence put into place. Most of the time when people are getting killed people of society set up stalls and markets and it soon became a social gathering just to see some people get shot or killed. This is an example of entertainment by controlling the society.
warfare flooded through the society
Warfare and weaponry was first created to take care of society but soon after people got out of hand and could not be trusted. Warfare and weaponry then got out of hand and people became jealous which created what know now as war.
Warfare on the battle field soon flooded into the streets of society as the war got out of control.
warfare caused significant death and disease
Battling in the from line on the field of war was like a death sentence (you were lucky to get out alive). If you didn't die you were likely do come away with savvier wounds or diseases
In medieval Europe time Warfare caused a significant amount of deaths and cause many people to get sick which could end up being fatal
“Battling in the field (hand to hand combat) was like a death sentence (you were lucky to come out alive)” This quote is trying to get across the message that so many people lost their lives fighting in the battle field. Not everyone died on the battlefield but many people died a few days after as they came out of the battle with severe cuts which then caused disease or disabilities and with the lack of medical assistance back then there was no way to live.
weaponry impacted the growth of society
Through the stages of growth and reproduction in the medieval stages, weaponry was a big influence in the 1400 hundreds to the 1500 hundreds as stated below that only 50% of kids would make it to the age of 14 and through the crusades over 1.7 million people died
“Medieval weaponry spanned a range from simple tools and farm implements to sophisticated siege engines that has killed more than millions of people.” This quote is representing that medieval weaponry just started of will farm tool such as hammers, crow bars, shovels and more. Throughout the medieval period and the growing of warfare people started to take interest and built more sophisticated and deadly weaponry which then evolved into the weapons we know now.
Over 1.7 million people dies from the crusades
Only 50% of kids would make it to the age of 14 years old
quick introduction to topic question
Medieval weaponry and warfare contributed to Medieval society significantly. It contributed to society more than crime and punishment because warfare and weaponry killed more people. This impacted and changed society because of how many people were dying and giving up their lives to fight in war. three main contributions that will be included in this essay, warfare caused significant death and disease, it was a method of controlling society and it impacted the growth of society.