Before late 18th century English countryside was ?
Open fields in the country side proved favorable for the merchants to look for and provide money to the peasants and artisans to produce for the international market. With the shrinking of the open fields and Commons, peasants were left with small plots of land not sufficient to meet their family needs so they took to alternate source of income.
Cultivation of which crops improved fertility of soil ?
To which of the following is Agrarian expansion in the USA closely connected ?
The first Opium War took place between?
Unlike 16th century enclosures those in the 18th century were undertaken to ?
Enclosure was the legal process in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms.
Over the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the English countryside changed dramatically.After the mid-eighteenth century, the Enclosure Movement swept through the countryside, changing the English landscape forever. The reasons being; Rapid expansion of population from 7 million in 1750 to 21 million in 1850 and 30 million in 1900 and increased demand for food grains to feed the growing population.
Hence enclosure in the 18th century was undertaken to increase grain production, unlike that which took place in 16th century.
Which of the following was a important factor in farmers investing in threshing machines ?
Due to enclosures ?
What was a factor in British confiscation of opium produced in Central India and Rajasthan ?
Which of the following was not a feature of Common Land ?
Common land is land owned collectively by a number of persons, or by one person, but over which other people have certain traditional rights, such as to allow their livestock to graze upon it, to collect wood, or to cut turf for fuel. It’s main features are that all villagers had access to it, it helped sustain the meagre income of the poor and the poor fished in ponds, collected fuel, food and fodder.
Indian farmer was goaded into cultivation of opium by ?
Who of the following said these words "Plant more wheat, wheat will win the war" ?
Which of the following was not a factor in America being a land of promise ?
In the mid-18th century trade in opium with China was ?
The correct option is B.
Opium trade, in Chinese history, the traffic that developed in the 18th and 19th centuries ... Early in the 18th century the Portuguese found that they could import opium from India and ... Foreign traders (primarily British) had been illegal
During which of the following period did dramatic expansion of wheat production take place in the USA ?
Factor in increased food grain production in post-1780 Britain was ?
Opium production in India was linked with British trade in ?
Why in the 1930's America's dream of land of plenty turned into a nightmare ?
Opium in early 16th century China was introduced by ?
Opium was such an important commodity. The Portuguese had introduced opium into China in the early 16th century.
Which of the following was not a feature of strip cultivation ?
16th century enclosures were driven by ?
Strip cultivation was practiced by ?
Strip cropping is a method of farming which involves cultivating a field partitioned into long, narrow strips which are alternated in a crop rotation system. It is used when a slope is too steep or when there is no alternative method of preventing soil erosion.
Two major commercial crops of early 19th century India ?
In India, the British encouraged the cultivation of opium in?
By the middle of the 18th century Bihar had become the province in which opium of the best quality and greatest quantity was produced. In the anarchy of the period, the Government monopoly had fallen into abeyance. Bengal was the principal area for cultivation of the poppy. As the price of this variety began to increase at an alarming rate, they turned their attention to Bengal opium.
Who amongst the following gained most from enclosures ?
For poorer farmers machines brought misery because of ?