These are this week´s questions. They are related to the causes of the Industrial Revolution. We´ll study some of the contents of this challenge next week. You should participate.
One of the causes of the changes in the way of manufacturing products was population growth. In the 18th century population increased considerably due to different factors, such as medical improvements. What was the most important advance in medicine during the 18th century? What doctor was the responsible for this important discovery?
What relation to Question 1´s discovery did the Spanish doctors Francisco Xavier Balmis and José Salvany have? Why are they so important in the history of world medicine?
Doctor Xavier Balmis
QUESTION 3The picture below shows a turnip. Why was Viscount Charles Thownsend called "Turnip" Thownsend? What was his role in the 18th century British Agricultural Revolution?
What was Joseph Foljambe´s role in the agricultural innovations that contributed to the increase of production?
A famous music band of the 70´s got its name from an important 18th-century British agriculturist. Some of their albums are Aqualung and Too Old to Rock´n Roll: Too Young to die. What is the name of this band? What were the main contributions to agriculture of the man who gave name to this group?
What was Robert Bakewell and Thomas Coke contribution to stockbreeding?
P.S: I´ll include the source of the first picture when you solve the challenge.