Study Guide for Chapter 16 –Society and Economy Under the Old Regime (1700-1799) Terms and People to Know
Ch16 Sec1 (Pages 512-519)
Old Regime guilds House of Lords House of Commons nobles of the sword nobles of the robe hobereaux
Taille vingtieme corvees szlachta Prince Esterhazy Table of Ranks Empresss Anna Peter III
Charter of the Nobilty Catherine the Great aristocratic resurgence banalites seigneurs robot barshchina
cift Pugachev’s rebellion Emelyan Pugachev Game Laws poaching Gentry higglers
family economy domestic economy neolocalism servant dowry childbirth puerperal fever wet nurse infanticide
Agricultural Revolution dikes windmills clover turnips Cornelius Vermuyden Jethro Tull
Charles "Turnip" Townsend Robert Bakewell Arthur Young Annals of Agriculture British Board of Agriculture
Enclosure Movement Elbe River maize (corn) potato Industrial Revolution flax consumerism Josiah Wedgwood
Newspapers textiles domestic putting out - system of textile production The Spinning Jenny John Kay Flying Shuttle
James Hargreaves Richard Arkwright Water Frame Edmund Cartwright powered loom James Watt steam engine
Thomas Newcomen Matthew Boulton John Wilkinson coke Henry Cort Francis Wheatley Priscilla
Paris Milan Venice Naples urbanization Jan De Vries William Hogarth oligarchy miasma bourgeoisie artisans guilds apprentice journeyman master urban riot Lord George Gordon Gordon Riots ghettos "court Jews" Samuel Oppenheimer
• What were the varied privileges and powers of
• What was the plight of the rural European peasants?
• What was the European family structure and the family economy like in the 18th centiury.
• What caused urban growth and the social tensions that accompanied it.
• What were the strains on the institutions of the Old Regime brought about by social change.