Fill in the table “New inventions and improvements of the era of great geographical discoveries and their significance”

Inventions and improvements Value
Water wheel, lathe Labor productivity growth
Typography The number of literate people has increased, knowledge in all spheres of society has become more accessible
Firearms: cannons, muskets The knightly cavalry and militia are replaced by professional mercenary infantry
Blast furnaces Increase in the quantity and quality of the smelted metal. The emergence of cast guns
New ships (caravels and galleons) and new sail designs Long journeys are now possible, sailing with crosswind and headwind in the open sea


Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.