Details: Discuss, in detail, what you consider to be the major trends that occurred during the time period covered in 1500-1800.
Objective: Trace the development of modern history from the Renaissance to the Cold War and beyond.
Discuss major topics linking certain historical events, the consequences of which have influences our past, present, and future.
Explain how social, religious, military-political, and cultural differences of specific societies as well as individuals have created challenges, conflicts and opportunities all of which have made up, and continued to make up, the course of world history.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 12:42 am ad1c9bdddf
The response addresses the queries posted in 1337 words with references.
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History: Developments during the period 1500 to 1800
In the recent history, it has been debated that the development of Europe between 1500 and 1800 produced a 'system' in the Atlantic. Through this system, the economies of Europe, West Africa and the New World were strongly linked to each other through buying and selling of goods and migration. However, it is suggested by the existing evidence that the impact of such a system in economic terms were insignificant. Rather than making improvements and advancements in the economy, the expansion of the European values and norms, such as private property, monogamy, the nuclear family, free labor and the place of women and children in society was stimulated by the 'Atlantic System'. (The myth of early globalization: the Atlantic economy, 1500-1800, 2003)
Early modern Denmark (1500-1800) had undergone through a severe ecological crisis, and it's after effects could be traced even today. One of the most important factors leading to the crisis was increase in population which almost doubled during this period. And the other factor was the creation of a national army financed by taxes. This resulted in a strong growth in the public consumption for civil and military projects as well; including the building of royal castles, construction of a mercantile marine, and of one of the largest navies in Europe. (Kjaergaard, 1994)
During the first half of the 17th century, crisis could be seen in the landscape because the forests were disappearing and building and construction of ships steadily increased the timber demand. Due to sand drift and soil erosion, many parts of the country laid waste. Also, there were problems with the level of water and many parts were flooded with water. As a result of all this, the agricultural production drastically fell during the first half of the 17th century. Till the middle of the 18th century, the ...
This solution discusses developments in history between 1500 and 1800, trends during the early modern period, the flourishing for then Renaissance, the Scientific Revolution, the Reformation, and other historical concepts that affect the development of Europe and Western Civilization during this time. This solution is 1337 words with three references.