Essays Tagged: "Little Ice Age"

Life in England and France in the 14th century was full of unrest and uncertainty. The effects of war, disease (bubonic plague) and famine led to huge deaths in Europe.

acteria. A climate change occurred in Europe, leading to the beginning of a famine. Because of this little ice age, wheat was unable to grow and ripen. People, as well as farm animals began to become ...

(5 pages) 236 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Norce Farmers in Greenland

evious studies that link the demise of the Norse colony with climatological data that indicate the "Little Ice Age" had been a principal contributor the destiny of these farmers. Buckland, et. al, arg ... objective information about the Norse farmers in the Western Settlement. The authors indicate that little Eskimo-like fishing equipment and clothes were found. But they did not mention what, if any, ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Little Ice Age

Between the years 1300 and 1850 our planet experienced what is now known as the little ice age. The little ice age is a period of abnormally low temperatures that no one knows the ... as discoveries of new land and discovery of broader ranges of food. Scientists can even look at the little ice age for a basis of today's theory of global warming and can compare sample of pollution t ... ng and can compare sample of pollution trapped in ice to today's readings.No one is certain why the little ice age happened. One possibility is there were small changes in the earth's axis which cause ...

(5 pages) 42 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

European History

untries of northern Europe experienced price inflation.2. Sever weather was labeled as "The Little Ice Age." 3. Almost all for northern Europe suffered a terrible famine in 1315 ... ts, which contributed to the international economic depression. Disease, over which people also had little control, fostered widespread depression and dissatisfaction. Population losses caused by the ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Events Changing the Course of History

isease the nickname "Black Death."It has been theorized that the plague may have contributed to the Little Ice Age in the 1300s. The earth's atmospheric carbon dioxide sharply increased between 1200 a ... Mongolian script and the first Mongolian law.Works CitedBerger, Eric. Did bubonic plague cause the Little Ice Age?" 28 Feb. 2006 SciGuy. 12 October 2008. .The Black Death - 1347 to 1350. Insecta-insp ...

(4 pages) 17 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Black Death, and It's Effect on Medieval Europe

d decade of the fourteenth century, a colder drier climate had set in. This period is known as the "Little Ice Age"� and was a time of famine for most of Europe. Although by itself the Little I ... ficial to male peasants, but also to women.Previous to the strike of the plague, Medieval women had little to look forward to in life.� They had few options available to them, other than becomi ...

(7 pages) 59 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Book report

e of the influence of climates to human behavior and history. (Chapter 1, P.17) For example, in the Little Ice Age, a decrease in food production and rise in food prices due to a cold climate spurred ...

(10 pages) 3 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Theory of Knowledge- Is global warming true

tologists as the Medieval Warm Period). This was followed by a relatively cold period (known as the Little Ice Age), from which, over the past two to three hundred years, seem to have made a slow, wel ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy