Griculture Economy in Europe 1600s and 1700s

History 102 Midterm Test Fall 2014
book is western civilizations brief third edition volume 2 norton
PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.
a? Avoid long quotes. This essay is not that long.
a? Cite your sources using any standard method An example is: a?The discussion of Baconas rebellion is a good example of the wealthy manipulating the political economy of the colonies against poorer and non-white colonists (Zinn: 39).a?
a? The midterm is essentially an open-book research assignment .

a? Then, you will complete a five paragraph (approx 500 words for EACH essay ) typed logical, focused essay Be clear and precise.
a? Your answer must be completely developed, and have factual support represented by specific examples from the texts, and be in the STANDARD ESSAY FORM ( double-spaced).
a? Use of the text(s) counts. Spelling, grammar, and clarity count.
a? Cite your sources. This means show me where in your books you draw your examples and facts.
a? NO ENCYCLOPEDIA / WIKIPEDIA SOURCES!

TOPIC QUESTION:

1) In the resources and in the textbook, you learned that there were several reasons that the agricultural economy in Europe (and especially in Western Europe) began producing larger surpluses in the early modern period (especially in the 1600s and 1700s). A) Explain the main reasons for the increased production of agricultural surplus (and give examples); B) Briefly explain some of the consequences of this development (be sure to give and explain examples).