What percentage of the British workforce in 1750 worked in agriculture and what did this drop by 1850?
1750: 100% 1850:50%
1750: 75% 1850:25%
1750: 50% 1850:25%
In 1840, agriculture was still the largest sector on the economy, true or false?
Britain was producing 10 acres per bushel in medieval times, what had the grown to by c.1800?
In 1750, Britain net export was food, by 1850 her net import was food, what percentage of food was imported?
Who states that by 1600, 50% of farmland was already enclosed?
Between what years did food prices soar as agriculture could not keep up?
What year was parliamentary enclosure introduced?
Which historian claims that due to agricultures ability to cater to a grower population allows it can be called a 'revolution'?
E. L. Jones
What did Crafts claim?
Agriculture adequately supplied the country's wants until the mid 18th C.
Agriculture grew faster than most industries and released labour into industry
As a capitalist state emerged there was a decline in the peasantry
Which two sets of historians claim agriculture had a damaging effect on industry?
O'Brien and Allen
E. L. Jones claims that new techniques introduced into agriculture between 1600-1750, alternative meant what?
Combined arable and classic farming using animals (sheep) to re fertilise baron land
Turnips introduced into crop rotations and used to feed animals
E. L. Jones claims that new techniques introduced into agriculture between 1600-1750, convertible meant what?
Combined arable and classic farming using animals (sheep) to fertilise baron land
Grew Turnips as a fodder crop to use to feed animals
Who claimed there was two revolutions ins farming, the 'yeoman's revolution' and the 'landlords'?
Which three historians state that AR ran alongside the IR and success was due to modernising Landlords (Jethro Tull and Turnip Townsend) and parliamentary enclosure?
E. L. Thompson
Which two historians downplay innovation and claim in came later?
Jones and Wordie
Allen and Kerridge
Overton and Thompson