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The Enclosure Act in Great Britain,caused all the small plots of land to be joined together since a lot of wealthy men owned over 3/4 of the land. Lands were then returned based on what they originally owned but has a whole instead of in small plots.
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Imperialism allowed Great Britain to control several colonies around the world which greatly improved their economy because they were able to take resources from their colonie…s, make products out of them, then sell them back to the colonies for an excellent profit. Hope this helped! This is the first time I've ever given an answer on this website:)
"The Enclosure Act occured in Great Britain in the 18th century. It caused all the skinny plots of land to be joined together. The land was joined and then people were …given their share of land based on the amount of land that they owned before the act. They were also given a small parcel of land to help them but often the land was useless. The land owners had to fence their land in order to live on it - most couldn't afford this so they had to sell and move into urban areas. This gave the 'muscle to start the industrial revolution'." In other words, the landed aristocracy forced all the poor labourers off of the "village commons" that now became "enclosed" as their own property. (Because, as stated above, they were the ones that actually owned the majority of the land, and the social classes are highly stratified at this time in Great Britain.) New technology and advanced cropping systems replaced many labourers. The jobless poor would end up as constituting the working class in the Industrial Revolution that would follow shortly.
During the Great depression, agriculture was effected greatly. Since there had been a massive stock market crash, prices were already dropping down fast. Farmers didn't have m…oney to support there animals or crops and even by selling there goods they lost profit. Some small farms were closed down. But more advanced farms manged to support themselves and made it through the Depression.
When the great depression hit Britain, its economy flopped badly because they had no money to manufacture any more iron, steel, textile, etc. The value of pounds dropped that …it wasnt worth the price of gold anymore. The economy of Britain couldnt lend out loans to other countries anymore and they couldnt continue their trade with their main trader Germany.
The Amnerican Patriots were forced to give their money to the Parlaiment (the British Govenment.) If I were either one of them I would just go with it and keep it all to mysel…f. No matter how furious I was! These people are awesome...true heros. They stood up for themselves! They were protesting and doing everthing they could to their fair right. They did it! It was worth it. Think about it if it weren't for these guys you could be eating tea and crumpets now. They took the tax of of the sugar because after all of the protesting and rude comments going around.
The Act of Union in 1800 gave Ireland representation in the house of commons in British parliament. I'm pretty sure it gave 106 MPs for the whole island. This gave the Iri…sh political representation in the house of commons, although it eliminated any chance of having a government on Irish soil. Hence the Home Rule bill. As for its position the Act of Union more or less made Ireland a state of England in the same way Scotland and Wales are. There was no longer Britain and Ireland. There was no 'The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland'. This remained that way until 1927! Britain now had complete control over Ireland in all shapes and forms. Although the Viceroy (person in charge of looking after Ireland) was often absent and the country was run quite badly in comparison to mainland England.
How did the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions in Great Britain affect where people lived and worked?
During the Agricultural Revolution the population shifted towards rural areas. During the Industrial Revolution, the population shifted towards urban areas.
Everything was done by hand and was highly labour intensive.
To control the trade in the American colonies. The Navigation Acts were a series of laws that restricted the use of foreign ships for trade between Britain and its colonies, o…ccurring from 1651 to about 1851. The purpose of these laws was to ensure that only England benefited from colonial trade.
In the enclosure movement GB landowners closed off public lands to better organize and keep track of land and animals.
it increased the food productions for the war needs.
The Act of Union in 1800 gave Ireland representation in the house of commons in British parliament. I'm pretty sure it gave 106 MPs for the whole island. This gave the Irish p…olitical representation in the house of commons, although it eliminated any chance of having a government on Irish soil. Hence the Home Rule bill. As for its position the Act of Union more or less made Ireland a state of England in the same way Scotland and Wales are. There was no longer Britain and Ireland. There was no 'The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland'. This remained that way until 1927! Britain now had complete control over Ireland in all shapes and forms. Although the Viceroy (person in charge of looking after Ireland) was often absent and the country was run quite badly in comparison to mainland England.
In Middle Ages
The Black Death plague which actually spread all across Europe and half of it's citizens were decimated from the plague
The Inclosure (or Enclosure) Acts were a series of acts that were passed on several different occasions. The majority of these acts were passed between 1750 and 1860. The most… renowned of these acts was passed in 1773.
Some background is necessary to answer this question. The British Empire had recently taken part in the Seven Years' War(that part of it fought in North America was known as …the Frenchand Indian War, which is probably the name US students are morefamiliar with). Expenses incurred during the war caused the BritishNational Debt to nearly double. When the Seven Years' War ended, about 1500 British officers, manyof them highly connected in Parliament, found themselves suddenlyfacing the prospect of being out of a job. It was therefore politically desirable for Britain to maintain astanding army (and therefore continue employing these officers),but highly politically un desirable for that army to bestationed in Great Britain itself. Someone therefore had the bright idea of garrisoning troops in theBritish colonies in North America. The ostensible reason for doingso was to defend the colonists against the Native Americans (whichwas a legitimate concern, as events such as Pontiac's Rebellionshowed), but, as many colonists realized, the real reasonwas to provide billets for politically important British officers. The army had to be paid for somehow, though, and there had beenriots against the British government in the home isles protesting atax on cider, so raising taxes there wasn't really an option. TheStamp Act was designed as a means to partially defray the cost. Thecolonists, however, believed that since the army was primarily ameans to give jobs to officers in the British patronage system andthe colonists had no say in the matter, the cost should instead beborne by the home country. British merchants whose goods were impacted by the Stamp Act didn'tlike it much better than the colonists did. They (correctly)realized it would lead to boycotts of British goods and an increasein smuggling and/or bribery of customs officials, and a loss ofbusiness for themselves. So, to summarize: they did it to pay (at least partially) for themaintenance of a standing army.