Explain any three effects of population growth in England in the late eighteenth century.
Points to Remember
- Demands for food grains increased.
- Prices of food grains increased.
- Government restricted the import of corn.
- Food started to import into England.
Answer to be written in the Exam
- Population growth in the late eighteenth century resulted in the increased demand for food grains in Britain.
- Due to the expanding urbanization and industrialization demand for food grains increased. As a result prices of the food grains also increased.
- Under the corn law , the Government restricted the import of corn under the pressure of land groups.
- After the corn law was abolished, food can be imported into England more cheaply than it could be produced within the country.
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