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In the early 18th century what form of farming was mostly used

Open field system

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Most densely populated part of Europe in the 18th century

Low Countries

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Low Countries led which major innovations in the 18th century

Enclosure acts, crop rotation and manure as fertilizer

3

Advocated crop rotation using turnips wheat barley and clover

Charles Townsend

4

Invented seed drill

Jethro Tull

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Pioneered selective breeding of livestock

Robert Bakewell

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Forced poor rural people to move to cities and work in factories in 18th century Europe

Enclosure movement

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War that reduced German population by on third

30 years war

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Key food staple in 18th century

Potato

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Did not play an important role in eighteenth century population growth

Medical advances

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Before 1750 most European families were

Nuclear families

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Encouraged parents to provide a warm nurturing environment for their children

Jean Jacques Rousseau

12

Helped increase life expectancy in the 18th century

Improved sanitation and new foods

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Most likely to be accused of witchcraft

Elderly widowed women

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Features light colored pastels, lighthearted and frivolous scenes

Rococo

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Key figures depicted as classical Heroes, emphasized Greek ideals of restraint simplicity and symmetry

Neoclassical art