In this lesson, our instructor Ron Schooler gives an introduction to increased economic productive capacity & its consequences C. 600-C.1450 CE. He discusses the key concepts of the period, how innovations stimulate food production, the three field system in western Europe, the widespread use of the moldboard plow, Chinampa field systems in Mesoamerica, Aztec Chinampas, transporting of crops to new areas, expanding manufactured exports, fate of cities varied, some changes in labor and family life, peasant revolts, and family structure.
Period III Increased Economic Productive Capacity & Its Consequences C. 600-C.1450 CE
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.