The way toward the modern society

1. The origin was during XI century there was an increase of population.

2. The change happened due to use the new farming system.

3. 1 Cutting down the forests for increase new lands to farming. 2 Crop rotation. 3 The spread or irrigation techniques.

4 Use of iron tools: rakes, harness, horse collar or horseshoes. 5 Draft animals: oxen, horses, mules or donkeys.

6 Generalization of wind or water mills to grind the cereals. The most important consequences of these improvement


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History: Unit 1- The Early Modern Age. Humanism and the Renaissance.


  • The Early Modern Age began in 1453 with the Fall of Constantinople and ended with the French Revolution in 1789.


  • Increased agricultural production: An increase in the amount of land under cultivation. No technological advances. Agriculture and livestock farming were the main source of economic activity. Societies were very vulnerable: during the years of bad crops, hunger and disease

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Sin título 1

1. Long term WWII. 1. The impact of WW I. War reparations were paid by Germany. This caused resentment which later contributed to the rise of Nazi extremism. 2. The rise of fascism and nationalism. There was a great fear of a similar revolution that could happen in their countries, after the rusian revolution. Fascism, Communism and other authoritarian solutions were considered a good solution for those who feared the comunist revolution. 3. Weakness of democracies. When Hitler began with his expansionism

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Sin título 1


I have been a very shy person for as long as I remember and my toughest moments are when I am surrounded by people I do not know. It is not until some time has passed by and I get to know the other people a bit more that I can really be myself.  Moments like these were when I started an activity in a group I did not know, such as French classes at high-school and sports. However, never will I forget my first day of college.

I was going to begin a course of studies because I wanted

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POST-WAR CRISIS (1918-1923)

Characteristics of the economic crisis in Europe:

  • High levels of debt, loans  from the USA intended to pay for the cost of war.

  • A shortage of products, an increase in prices.

Germany was severely affected in the crisis and also pay war reparations.

The hyperinflations It caused considerable internal political instability in the country, the occupation of the Ruhr by France and Belgium as well as misery for the general populace.

In 1923, France decided to occupy the richest

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Introduction: The Bourbons, a new dynasty in Spain

The Habsburg dynasty finished in 1700 with the death of Charles II, who had appointed as his heir the french prince Philip of Bourbon, while Archduke Charles of Habsburg (Austria) claimed his rights to the throne. However, this led to an international conflict as the balance of power was disturbed and inside Spain the territories supported different pretenders. This led to the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714).
Philip V of Bourbon won the

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