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2. Which of these individuals would most likely have agreed with More? (A) An owner of a cloth manufacturing company
(B) Anentrepreneurincommercialagriculture
(C) A peasant who depended on subsistence agriculture
(D) A noble who gained control of more land because of an enclosure
3. Based on what you have read in the topic, where would “these wretched people” most likely have gone after selling their belongings?
(A) To southern Europe, to avoid the Little Ice Age (B) Toalargecity,tolookforwork
(C) To eastern Europe, to become serfs
(D) To a small town, to buy a farm or business
SHORT-ANSWER QUESTION
Use the passage below to answer all parts of the question that follows.
“The orthodox [standard] view of the causes of the Price Revolution points to the large quantity of the precious metals, at first of gold, but later and principally of silver, shipped from Spanish possessions in the New World to Europe, and links this with the behavior of prices in European countries.”
—J. D. Gould, “The Price Revolution Reconsidered,” Economic History Review, NS, 17: 2 (1964)
1. a) Describe ONE specific piece of evidence that supports the orthodox view of the causes of the Price Revolution.
b) Describe ONE specific piece of evidence that modifies or refutes Gould’s explanation about the causes of the Price Revolution.
c) Explain ONE effect of the Price Revolution on the social or economic structure in Europe.
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