AP Eh: Chapter 19, Agriculture & The Land

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AP Eh: Chapter 19, Agriculture & The Land

We may be deep into our ongoing quiz series on AP European History, but the later chapters are just as, if not more important than the first! In this chapter we’ll be taking a look at some extremely important topics! See how much you know about AP EH: Chapter 19, Agriculture & The Land!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At the end of the seventeenth century, what percentage of people in Western Europe made their livelihood through agriculture?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      95%

  • 2. 
    All of the following were part of the open-field system EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Soil exhaustion

    • B. 

      Common lands

    • C. 

      Gleaning of grain by poor villagers

    • D. 

      Consistent crop surpluses

  • 3. 
    The agricultural revolution that occurred throughout Europe from the mid-seventeenth century onward refers to
    • A. 

      The progressive elimination of the fallow

    • B. 

      The origination of crop rotation

    • C. 

      The movement to and open-field system

    • D. 

      The use the mechanical plow

  • 4. 
    All of the following opposed crop rotation EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Noble landowners

    • B. 

      Experimental scientists

    • C. 

      Small landowners

    • D. 

      Poor peasants

  • 5. 
    The agricultural revolution originated in
    • A. 

      The Low Countries

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      The American colonies

  • 6. 
    Cornelius Vermuyden is associated with
    • A. 

      Winning Parliamentary support for the agricultural revolution

    • B. 

      Engineering a drainage system that reclaimed 40,000 acres for farming

    • C. 

      Leading the peasants in successful opposition to the agricultural revolution

    • D. 

      Convincing farmers to use horses instead of oxen for plowing

  • 7. 
    The transformation of large numbers of small peasant farmers into landless rural wage earners that occurred as a result of the agricultural revolution of the eighteenth century is referred to as
    • A. 

      The enclosure movement

    • B. 

      Serfdom

    • C. 

      The cottage industry

    • D. 

      Proletarianization

  • 8. 
    The picture above demonstrates what aspect of the agricultural revolution of the eighteenth century?
  • 9. 
    The picture above demonstrates what aspect of the agricultural revolution of the eighteenth century?
  • 10. 
    The picture above demonstrates what aspect of traditional agriculture that was eliminated by the agricultural revolution of the eighteenth century?