What economic, political, religious, and cultural developments made the fourteenth century an age of adversity? (Question will ask for specific examples from TWO of those four general catagories)
- Black death caused economic crisis because millions of deaths caused production of food and goods to plummet and some prices to soar.
- Strange religious practices like people beating themselves to try to make God take away the plague
- Economic tensions caused social tensions that escalated into rebellions. Political changes like legislation that tied peasants to the land, raised taxes, and froze wages.
- 100 year war caused political unrest between kings of England and France.