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  British Agricultural Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British Agricultural Revolution was sparked in part by advancements in the Netherlands.
The British Agricultural Revolution was the cause of drastic changes in the lives of British women.
Agricultural Revolution in England 1500 - 1850 (Sep. 19, 2002), BBC.
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 British Agricultural Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The British agricultural revolution is the name ascribed to a series of developments in agricultural practices in Britain over the course of the 18th century.
In England, the agricultural revolution followed directly from seven years of poor harvests, with farmers being particularly keen to capitalise on whatever they could reap.
In the 16th and 17th centuries, the practice of enclosure was denounced by the Church, and legislation was drawn up against it, but the developments in agriculture during the 18th century required large, enclosed fields in order to be workable.
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 Agricultural revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In America it usually refers to the rise of the first agricultural societies in the neolithic period.
In Britain, it is usually used to describe the dramatic rise in agricultural output that preceded (and arguably caused) the Industrial Revolution.
Green Revolution (1945-) use of industrial fertilizers and new crops greatly increases the world's agricultural output.
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 Industrial Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The causes of the Industrial Revolution were complex and remain a topic for debate, with some historians seeing the Revolution as an outgrowth of social and institutional changes brought by the end of feudalism in Britain after the English Civil War in the 17th century.
Marx asserts that the relationship between the two classes is fundamentally parasitic, insofar as the proletariat are always undercompensated for the true value of their labour by the bourgeoisie (according to the labour theory of value), which allows the bourgeoisie to grow absurdly wealthy through nothing more than the wholesale exploitation of the proletarians' labour.
This "second" Industrial Revolution gradually grew to include the chemical industries, petroleum refining and distribution, electrical industries, and, in the twentieth century, the automotive industries, and was marked by a transition of technological leadership from Britain to the United States and Germany.
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 Industrial Revolution - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The causes of the Industrial Revolution were complex and remain a topic for debate, with some historians seeing the Revolution as an outgrowth of social and institutional changes wrought by the end of feudalism in Great Britain after the English Civil War in the 17th century.
Marx asserts that the relationship between the two classes is fundamentally parasitic, insofar as the proletariat are always undercompensated for the true value of their labor by the bourgeoisie (according to the labor theory of value), which allows the bourgeoisie to grow absurdly wealthy through nothing more than the wholesale exploitation of the proletarians' labor.
This "second" Industrial Revolution gradually grew to include the chemical industries, petroleum refining and distribution, electrical industries, and, in the twentieth century, the automotive industries, and was marked by a transition of technological leadership from Great Britain to the United States and Germany.
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 Cuban Revolution: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The term "Cuban Revolution" is also used to refer to the social revolution from 1959 to present and the adoption of Marxist Marxism quick summary:
The february revolution of 1917 in russia was the first stage of the russian revolution of 1917....
The iranian revolution was the 1979 revolution that transformed iran from an autocratic pro-west monarchy under shah mohammad reza pahlavi to an...
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 Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution is the name given to the massive social, economic, and technological change in 18th century and 19th century Great Britain.
The causes of the Industrial Revolution were complex and remain a topic for debate, with some historians seeing the Revolution as an outgrowth of social and institutional changes wrought by the final end of feudalism in Great Britain following the English Civil War in the 17th century.
The Enclosure movement and the British Agricultural Revolution made food production more efficient and less labor-intensive, forcing the surplus population who could no longer find employment in agriculture into the cities to seek work in the newly developed factories.
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 ISE 232   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Obviously, the purpose of a revolution is to change or prevent change to a current lifestyle, usually for an improvement—but a revolution often brings turbulence and resistance along with it.
Because of the Agricultural Revolution, labor was shifted from the farm to the factory.
While the revolution did eliminate the jobs of the craftsman, it did bring goods to the “mass society” which otherwise would not be available and more importantly forced the workers into other areas of the economy.
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 The Agricultural Revolution
Crisis in agriculture is a chronic symptom of the type of agriculture we have been promoting in this country for the past fifty years.
An industrial agriculture is said to be efficient, but the enormous costs it imposes on the environment and on people in rural communities are not counted.
Agriculture ultimately must sustain a desirable quality of life for people — on farms, in rural communities, and in the cities — not the corporate bottom line.
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 BBC - History - Agricultural Revolution in England 1500 - 1850   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
From the 16th century onwards, an essentially organic agriculture was gradually replaced by a farming system that depended on energy-intensive inputs.
For many years the agricultural revolution in England was thought to have occurred because of three major changes: the selective breeding of livestock; the removal of common property rights to land; and new systems of cropping, involving turnips and clover.
They are thought to have single-handedly, in a few years, transformed English agriculture from a peasant subsistence economy to a thriving capitalist agricultural system, capable of feeding the teeming millions in the new industrial cities.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/society_culture/industrialisation/agricultural_revolution_01.shtml   (432 words)

  
 Modern Agriculture: Environmental Effects
Agriculture has been a major component of the United States economy ever since colonial days, when 9 out of 10 working persons were employed on a farm.
Agriculture in the United States dates back to the food-raising activities of American Indians, and over half of the value of our current crops comes from plants such as corn, cotton, potatoes, and tobacco that were first domesticated by Indians in South and North America.
DDT was banned for agricultural use in the United States in 1973, and since that time it and similar chlorinated hydrocarbons have been replaced by less persistent, but more acutely toxic, compounds.
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 Advanced/Proficiency: Reading. Reading Comprehension - Paragraph Gap Fill 1. Answer Sheet.
The debate around the concept of the initial startup of the Industrial Revolution also concerns the thirty to hundred year lead the British had over the continental European countries and America.
The nature of conflict in the period resulted in most British warfare being conducted overseas, reducing the devastating effects of territorial conquest impacting much of the rest of Europe.
Another theory believes that Great Britain was able to succeed in the Industrial Revolution due to its dense population for its small geographical size, and the availability of natural resources like copper, tin and coal, giving excellent conditions for the development and expansion of industry.
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During the French Revolution (1789—1799) democracy and republicanism overthrew the monarchy in France, and the French portion of the Roman Catholic Church was forced to undergo radical restructuring.
The American Revolution is the series of events, ideas, and changes that resulted in the political separation of thirteen colonies in North America from the British Empire and the creation of the United States of America.
The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a political movement in Russia that reached its climax in 1917 with the overthrow of the Provisional Government that had replaced the Russian Tsar system, and led to the establishment of the Soviet Union, which lasted until 1991.
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 Industrial Revolution - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
T.S. Ashton held that it occurred roughly between 1760 and 1830 (in effect the reigns of George III, The Regency, and George IV)Joseph E Inikori.
The causes of the Industrial Revolution were complex and remain a topic for debate, with some historians seeing the Revolution as an outgrowth of social and institutional changes brought by the end of feudalism in Great Britain after the English Civil War in the 17th century.
Template:Main Image:Spinning jenny.jpg In the early 18th century, British textile manufacture was based on wool which was processed by individual artisans, doing the spinning and weaving on their own premises.
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 Industrial revolution 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 [Regents Prep Global History] Change & Turning Points: Industrial Revolution
This revolution was fueled by the use of new farming technology such as the
The results of this revolution if farming was a population explosion due to the higher availability of food.
The Industrial Revolution was a major turning point in world history as it resulted in a complete change in society on all levels.
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 Sowing Modernity: America's First Agricultural Revolution
Of the literature on Jethro Tull's wheat drill, McClelland says: "Although every history of the British agricultural revolution is sure to include a reference to Tull's machine, almost never does that literature make clear how it worked." (p.
For example, might the very existence of the agricultural papers be a lagged indicator of the revolution in attitudes of farmers?
If the agricultural papers lag the revolution, Professor McClelland's use of them to date the revolution in attitudes might lead him to be a few years too late.
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 Exceptionalism and Industrialisation - Cambridge University Press
European farmers and the British ‘agricultural revolution’ James Simpson; 4.
Invention in the Industrial Revolution: the case of cotton textiles James Thomson; 7.
Continental responses to British innovations in the iron industry during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries Rainer Fremdling; Part IV.
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 British Industrial Revolution
British Industrial Revolution Report I have been asked to write a report about why the Industrial Revolution first occurred in our great nation of Great Britain.
Although the Industrial Revolution evolved over a long period of time, it is generally believed that it began sometime after 1750 in Great Britain.
Not in any particular order of importance, but one of the factors was the agricultural revolution of the 18th century.
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 Agricultural Revolution - Year 9 links - www.SchoolHistory.co.uk
Provides a summary and background to the Agricultural Revolution that can then lead on to further research.
An detailed description of the Agricultural Revolution - part of a large section for GCSE pupils on the Industrial Revolution (from SchoolsHistory.org.uk)
Brief summary of the Agricultural Revolution, yet with complicated language that is difficult for KS3 pupils.
www.schoolhistory.co.uk /year9links/agricultural.html   (185 words)

  
 History Resources Bibliography
Harley, C.K. "British Industrialization before 1841: evidence of slower growth during the industrial revolution," Journal of Economic History, vol.
For the concept of the agricultural surplus and the contributions that agriculture can make to economic development.
"Agricultural Seasonality and the Organization of Manufacturing in Early Industrial Economies: The Contrast Between England and the United States." Journal of Economic History vol.57 no.
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 EH.R: Forum: Agricultural Revolution
Revolution must not be an accident, but the result of economy wide forces
revolution from the scene cuts the growth of income per capita from 1760 to
not spurred by the release of labor by capitalist agriculture.
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 Highland Clearances: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Inclosure (Inclosure: Something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter) s that depopulated rural England (England: A division of the United Kingdom) in the British Agricultural Revolution (British Agricultural Revolution: the british agricultural revolution is the name ascribed to a series of developments in agricultural...
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From around 1725 clansmen had been emigrating to the Americas with clan gentry looking to re-establish their lifestyle, or as victims of raids on the Hebrides looking for cheap labour.
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