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The Geography of Agriculture. Agriculture’s Origins and History Classifying Agricultural Regions The Von Th Ü nen Model and Location Analysis The Green.

Map of US Agricultural Regions The Green Revolution in Agriculture Acreage and Yield Trends The Green Revolution in Agriculture Green Revolution History Acreage and Yield Trends Technical Problems Ethical Issues The term green revolution refers to the development and adoption /in grain output have allowed food supplies to grow faster than populations, until very recently. History of Green Revolution 1943 Rockefeller Foundation begins work on short stature hybrid corn in Mexico 1960s Hybrid strains of rice,/


The Geography of Agriculture. Agriculture’s Origins and History Classifying Agricultural Regions The Von Th Ü nen Model and Location Analysis The Green.

Map of US Agricultural Regions The Green Revolution in Agriculture Acreage and Yield Trends The Green Revolution in Agriculture Green Revolution History Acreage and Yield Trends Technical Problems Ethical Issues The term green revolution refers to the development and adoption /in grain output have allowed food supplies to grow faster than populations, until very recently. History of Green Revolution 1943 Rockefeller Foundation begins work on short stature hybrid corn in Mexico 1960s Hybrid strains of rice,/


The Geography of Agriculture. Agriculture’s Origins and History Classifying Agricultural Regions The Von Th Ü nen Model and Location Analysis The Green.

Map of US Agricultural Regions The Green Revolution in Agriculture Acreage and Yield Trends The Green Revolution in Agriculture Green Revolution History Acreage and Yield Trends Technical Problems Ethical Issues The term green revolution refers to the development and adoption /in grain output have allowed food supplies to grow faster than populations, until very recently. History of Green Revolution 1943 Rockefeller Foundation begins work on short stature hybrid corn in Mexico 1960s Hybrid strains of rice,/


Famous People of the American Revolution. Patriots of the American Revolution The following are people that had various positions in the American Revolution.

following are people that had various positions in the American Revolution. Ethan Allen Led the Green Mountain Boys to capture Fort Ticonderoga. He marched his army to New York where he tried /traitor to America and sided with Britain. Nathanael Greene (1742-1786) Nathanael Greene was born on November 27th, 1742. Greene was a general in the continental army during the revolution. He led campaigns against the British in North and South Carolina. Nathanael Greene General Henry Knox Henry Knox was born on June/


The Green Revolution WHY ? Emerged out of a concern over population growth: Could agricultural production keep pace? WHAT ? The transformation of agriculture.

economy Improved rural (farmers and others) nutrition because they had more $ to spend Slowed down conversion of land to agriculture But favored large, mechanized farms over small, ``family’’ farms Green revolution in India Green revolution problems Requires heavy doses of fertilizer, irrigation, equipment –Fossil fuel use increase Emphasizes rice, wheat (commodity crops) not subsistence crops Fertilizer use Steady increase from 1950s. Why erratic beginning/


CHANGES IN FOOD PRODUCTION. THE GREEN REVOLUTION Launched by the FAO in the 1960’s to combat famine and malnutrition in the Developing world. To take.

harvest is over Intercropping – a new crop is sown after the first crop has matured but before it is harvested. This makes weed control easier and reduces pest attacks. The Green Revolution led to the call for more land reform. A controversial and political issue for many developing countries. Some were more successful than others. Major successes occurred in the development of/


American History I Unit 3 The American Revolution and Constitution.

the war as couriers, scouts, and spies (some like Deborah Sampson (15) and Mary Hays (15) served on the battlefields of the Revolution). ◦ Other women helped to raise money for the Continental Army and opened their homes (as did) Catherine Greene (15) as hospitals for wounded soldiers. ◦ Many others followed the Continental Army helping with laundry and serving as nurses. ◦ Women also/


December 4, 2015  Objective: SWBAT define mercantilism and capitalism. Also, SWBAT define revolution and determine why revolution is necessary. – Exploration.

w/Mr. Harmon 2. Make a graphic organizer to show the similarities/differences between the 2 revolutions – this will be “checked” by me 3. Finish the French Rev video from John Green 4. Search “American revolution compared to French Revolution”  Exit: SUMMARIZE THE FRENCH REV AND ITS CAUSES Revolution gets out of hand  Riots soon spread to countryside – Peasants attack nobles in their houses. Kill/


Green Revolution & Urban South Asia… Increased food production Modern cities… Crowded streets…

throughout the 1980s, but the dramatic changes in the years between 1965 and 1980 were not duplicated. Green Revolution…problems  The Indian Green Revolution created wide regional and interstate disparities. The plan was implemented only in areas with assured supplies of /water and the means to control it, large inputs of fertilizers, and adequate farm credit.  The Green Revolution in India also increased income disparities: higher income growth and reduced incidence of poverty were found in the states/


Korea’s Green Growth Strategy Jae Lee World History G.

also doing this to overcome the economic crisis occurring at the moment, by creating green jobs within Korea’s green industries. How it Relates This links directly to our curriculum as we see another industrial revolution about to occur. Several countries throughout the world are now trying to switch to “green energy” instead of fossil fuels, and will therefore cause what is now called/


Feeding the World Chapter 11. Vocabulary due on 2/10/16 1.Industrial Agriculture 2.Energy Subsidy 3.Green Revolution 4.Salinization 5.Waterlogged 6.Organic.

use fossil fuel energy to increase food output and work against natural processes. The Green Revolution and industrial farming has transformed agriculture Green Revolution began in the 1940’s to 1960’s. It relied on mechanization (fossil fuels/ nitrogen. Excess nitrogen can be leached into groundwater and carried to adjacent waterways, acting as pollutants. Green Revolution Practices Fertilizers replace lost organic material and nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorous) that are removed from constant cultivation/


The meaning of colour Unit 3. What is your favourite colour? Red? Yellow? Blue? Purple? White? Pink…? Why? Discussion: Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Purple.

. When we were __________ we almost had to sell the house. in the black tickled pink green with envy feel blue in the red Translate the following sentences with color idioms: 1. Red (1) It was a red-letter day in the history of Chinese revolution. (2) A thief was caught red-handed in the act of breaking open a lock. (3/


The Green Revolution & Genetically Modified Foods.

fertilizer ii.Irrigation iii.Insecticides and herbicides iv.Mechanical machinery v.Hybridization – crossbreeding (disease resistance) The Green Revolution D)Regions where GR had significant impact on crop yields: Central America – Mexico, South Asia – India/ political environment Middle class farmers (independent) Market economy Transportation system Modern crop practices & techniques The Green Revolution F)Significant economic or ecological factors that limit long term success of the GR: Increased cost of/


Development Cooperation Between Asia and Africa (Contribution toward a Green Revolution in Africa ) Motofumi KOHARA Rural Development Department Japan.

Facilitation of human and institutional capacity strengthening Monitoring the progress of the Coalition initiative Coalition for African Rice Development (CARD) -Implementation Mechanism- Green Revolution in Asia By Dr. Keijiro Otsuka, FASID - Asian green revolution has been realized in rice production. - Asian green revolution has been achieved through the close collaboration of research institution (IRRI), multilateral and bilateral donors. - Asian experience is very useful, although conditions/


MINIMUM SUPPORT PRICE & THE QUALITY OF FARM PRODUCTION ASSOCHAM GLOBAL MEET on GREEN REVOLUTION II February 8-9, 2010 Ashok C. Khosla Agribusiness Consultancy.

.... 642 FARMERS GROWING MSP CROPS ARE BECOMING BPL THEMSELVES IS NREGA A BETTER OPTION THAN FARMING MSP CROPS? THE GREEN REVOLUTION IN PUNJAB - 4 145 PERMANENT MANDIS & 1650 SEASONAL MANDIS PEAK PADDY ARRIVALS ARE 800,000 MT EACH DAY / SPECIALLY INCENTIVIZED MARKETING, INSURANCE, OTHER COSTS INCULCATION OF NEW TECHNOLOGY FAIR & REMUNERATIVE PRICES THE GREEN REVOLUTION - II THE SECOND GREEN REVOLUTION HAS TO BE A QUALITY REVOLUTION FIRST - BRING QUALITY TO WHAT WE ARE PREPARED TO PAY FOR IT SECOND - BRING /


Origins of the modern Environmental Movement According to “The Greening: The Environmentalists’ Drive for Global Power” by Abraham and Sanders (1993)

, governments, and non- governmental organizations.) In reality “Sustainable Growth” = Green de-industrialization Green de-industrialization Global cartelization of natural resources Global cartelization of natural resources International / The Environmental Revolution: About human development from hunter/gatherer to industrial revolution to environmental revolution #1- The Environmental Revolution: About human development from hunter/gatherer to industrial revolution to environmental revolution #2: Remnants/


American and French Revolutions Lsn 5. ID & SIG: American Revolution, ancient regime, civilians in the American Revolution, Cowpens, Enlightenment, French.

American and French Revolutions Lsn 5 ID & SIG: American Revolution, ancient regime, civilians in the American Revolution, Cowpens, Enlightenment, French Revolution, Greene, Howe, Quartering Act, Trenton, Washington, Yorktown The/8,000) On Oct 19, the British surrendered and in Sept 1783 they formally recognized American independence The French Revolution French Revolution: Ancien Regime The early understanding of freedom, equality, and popular sovereignty in America would have broad implications throughout /


The American Revolution Military Campaigns,

to defeat the Americans. And it led them to be even more committed to the cause. In the South, the American Revolution thus becomes a paradoxical effort to insure “liberty” against British tyranny while preserving slavery. Virginia’s Counter Proclamation In 1775,/one group, but allows a second under the command of Daniel Morgan to engage the British. The British under Cornwallis case Greene’s army across the South and exhaust his troops. Cornwallis has an army of British regulars, Hessians, Loyalists, and is/


AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1763-1815. Introduction “The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people;

Act Resistance—First Continental Congress-Sept. 1774 Continental Association: Economic warfare becoming a revolutionary government Road to Revolution:1763-1776 (cont.) Road to Independence –Outbreak of war and what to do next –Significance of Thomas/ King’s Mountain & General Nathanael Greene: Turning points War for Independence—Cont –Greene’s strategy: “Winning by losing” January 1781: General Dan Morgan’s victory at Cowpens Greene vs. Cornwallis. What does Greene do to destroy the effectiveness of /


Monsoons: “feast or famine” of South Asia, Green Revolution Irregular coastline: Italy has many natural ports, inviting trade & Renaissance Land Bridge:

as a cultural bridge for cultural diffusion between Japan and China Great Eurasian Plain: allowed easy invasions of Poland and Soviet Union (WWII) Monsoons: “feast or famine” of South Asia, Green Revolution Irregular coastline: Italy has many natural ports, inviting trade & Renaissance Land Bridge: Korea serves as a cultural bridge for cultural diffusion between Japan and China Great Eurasian Plain: allowed easy/


Revolution! An Arts Integrated Learning Unit Following the Brain Targeted Teaching Model 5 th Grade Social Studies Anna Carello Johns Hopkins University.

Slide Number 3 4 5-11 12-13 Purpose & Learning Objectives Purpose: To have students evaluate the events leading up to the American Revolution by writing skits and then performing them in front of the campus television studio’s green screen. This unit is based on the Brain Targeted Teaching Model (Hardiman, 2003) and integrates the arts by using enactment and repeated/


American History I Unit Two A New Nation. Causes of the American Revolution Video Clip.

warned Concord April 19, 1775 British troops arrived in Lexington- saw 70 minutemen lined up on the village green British marched onto the field- ordered minutemen to disperse Minutemen backed away from British troops- shot fired- British/by ship to Maryland and attacked Philadelphia Howe thought by taking Philadelphia and the Continental Congress would cripple the Revolution and convince Loyalists to rise up and take Pennsylvania Howe had military success, political failure Defeated Washington at /


ENDOGENOUS TECHNOLOGY CHOICE AND AFRICA’S GREEN REVOLUTION Donald F Larson, World Bank Innovation and Policy for the Bioeconomy Ravello June 18 2013.

2013 Overview  Theory of endogenous technology choice  Comparisons of Africa today and Asia at the start of its Green Revolution  Implications for applied agricultural research Malawi Endogenous technology (Mundlak, 1988)  There is a given set of /. Journal of Development Economics 99(1), 139-149.  Otsuka, Keijiro and Donald F. Larson. 2012. An African Green Revolution: Finding Ways to Boost Productivity on Small Farms. Dordrecht: Springer.  von Braun, Joachim, 2005. Science and technology policies/


Chapter 2, Section 4 A New Nation Part Two p. 62-63 Victory in the American Revolution secured a new nation, the United States of America.

100 degree heat Americans prove they can fight with anyone! Battle features famous British generals Clinton & Cornwallis Americans: Nathanael Green, “Mad” Anthony Wayne, Aaron Burr, Marquis de Lafayette, Charles Lee*, and Molly Pitcher? The legend of Molly / their arms. British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia Play “The Shot Hear “Round the World” again Aftermath of the Revolution Main Idea: The American victory proves an inspiration to people in other nations, especially France. British negotiate peace and /


The American Revolution Military Campaigns,1776-1781.

to defeat the Americans. And it led them to be even more committed to the cause. In the South, the American Revolution thus becomes a paradoxical effort to insure “liberty” against British tyranny while preserving slavery. Virginia’s Counter Proclamation In 1775,/one group, but allows a second under the command of Daniel Morgan to engage the British. The British under Cornwallis case Greene’s army across the South and exhaust his troops. Cornwallis has an army of British regulars, Hessians, Loyalists, and is/


Agriculture: Part 2 Increasing food production. © Brooks/Cole Publishing Company / ITP Green Revolutions: increasing crop yields per unit area First Green.

Selective breeding and later genetic engineering led to faster growing varieties of rice and wheat that could thrive in tropical climates Fig. 15–3 1st Green Revolution in 1950s- 1970s 2nd Green Revolution after 1967 © Brooks/Cole Publishing Company / ITP Green Revolution increase and change inputs of water, fertilizer, & pesticides -eventually these additions produce no additional increase in crop yields. © Brooks/Cole Publishing Company / ITP Increasing/


Oh nooo ERT 149 again 2 hours is too long. Does soil nutrition sufficient for plants ? Green Revolution.

greatly increased agricultural production Greatest effect felt in LDCs Agricultural output outpaced population growth Benefits of Green Revolution During the Green Revolution  high yield varieties – (good respond to fertilizers) 208% for wheat109% for rice157%/New “monocrops” resistance to pesticides PESTICIDE PRBLM  Environmental contamination, algal bloom FERTILIZER PRBLM Negative effects of green revolution How can I compete? 11/24/14 Algal BloomOverdependency on fert & pesticide  40 percent of /


The Green Revolution Agricultural change in LEDCs.

change in LEDCs What is the Green Revolution? The ‘Green Revolution’ was an attempt to stimulate changes in agriculture in LEDCs to help cope with growing population/tractors, combine harvesters, irrigation pumps, etc. Tasks a) List THREE successes of the Green Revolution b) Describe THREE problems for small landholders as a consequence of the Green Revolution c) What was a major environmental consequence of the Green Revolution? ‘Green Revolution’ quiz! 1. Where did the GR take place? 2. Give an example of/


The Green Revolution How we have changed our food.

each year. Many semi-periphery farmers can not afford the new seeds, fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides. Some of the poorest areas of the world have benefited the least from the Green Revolution-especially Africa. Small farms can’t take advantage of the innovations-India 4 acres, Bangladesh 1.8 acres, China ½ acre Regional and Local Change Geographer Judith Carney finds that changing/


AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTIONS. Before Agriculture  Paleolithic (Old Stone Age)  Hunter-gatherers--Nomads  Simple stone tools & weapons  Much space/Few.

US-Corn South America- Sugar Cane PROBLEMS FACED BY FARMERS Challenges for MDC Farmers  Overproduction- Due to the green revolution (pesticides, fertilizers) farmers can produce much more food than is needed  Farmers are encouraged to plant less /, which is caused by over cultivation and overgrazing How to Increase Food Supply?  Increase productivity by spreading the Green Revolutions How to Increase Food Supply?  Identify new food sources  Aquaculture-cultivate oceans How to Increase Food Supply /


THE ENGLISH COLONIES AND THE ROAD TO REVOLUTION AMS 7 th Grade Unit #2.

■The Committees of Correspondence spread a colonial interpretation of British actions between the colonies, rallying support for the revolution throughout the colonies when any one colony was mistreated by the British. ■The first committee was established by /, Americans attacked Britain’s Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain. Ethan Allen led this band of backwoods fighters known as the Green Mountain Boys. They captured the fort and its large supply of artillery, or cannon and large guns. Thomas Paine (/


Introduction to Blue Light and the LED revolution

Did you have one? Introduction to Blue Light and the LED revolution LIGHT EMITTING DIODES 1972 First usable yellow and green LEDs but they are dim Introduction to Blue Light and the LED revolution LIGHT EMITTING DIODES 1980’s Semiconductor materials become more refined and / Colour Mixing (CM) System Uses three LEDs in one casing – one is red, one green and one blue Introduction to Blue Light and the LED revolution WHITE LIGHT EMITTING DIODES Phosphor-Coated (PC) System Uses a blue LED to excite a phosphor/


ECO and the Green Deal PROGRESS TO DATE; THE IMMEDIATE OUTLOOK; AND WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN WWW.UKACE.ORG WWW.ENERGYBILLREVOLUTION.ORG.

immediate outlook following proposed cuts to the Energy Company Obligation WWW.UKACE.ORG WWW.ENERGYBILLREVOLUTION.ORG Major measures delivered by Green Deal Finance, Cashback and ECO These slides focus predominantly on ‘major measures’; i.e. those that constitute /carbon revenue to provide long term funding WWW.UKACE.ORG WWW.ENERGYBILLREVOLUTION.ORG About the Energy Bill Revolution The Energy Bill Revolution is an alliance of 180 charities and businesses campaigning to end fuel poverty by making home energy /


Museum Entrance Founding Fathers The British Heroes and Heroines People of the American Revolution Curator’s Offices Key Founding Fathers Traitors.

classes have spent several weeks immersed in reading, researching and writing about progression of events during the American Revolution. Students were captivated with the information they gathered from independent reading and integrated studies in their language arts/2 Heroines and Heroes -2 1 Heroines & Heroes Crispus Attucks Main Lobby Heroines & Heroes 3 Nathan Hale Nathaneal Greene Horatio Gates Room 1 Heroines and Heroes - 3 William Moultrie Main Lobby 2 Heroines & Heroes Francis MarionJohn Paul Jones/


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A Perspective on the Prospects for a Green Revolution in Africa Peter Hazell Professorial Research Associate Centre for Development, Environment and Policy.

and  Policies were in place that created positive market incentives for farmers to increase production Seven pillars for a Green Revolution in Africa 1.Building policy support and GR champions. Early successes badly needed. 2.Investing in R&D and / Development Policy in ECA: Strategic Investment Priorities for Growth & Poverty Reduction, IFPRI/ASARECA 2005 Seven pillars for a Green Revolution in Africa 1.Building policy support and GR champions. Early successes badly needed. 2.Investing in R&D and /


Merging the best of the Green and Blue Revolutions : Integrating aquaculture with agriculture Kevin Fitzsimmons University of Arizona, Professor World.

(effluents causing eutrophication, algae blooms, cage conflicts with other users in oceans, bays and lakes) Green Revolution Benefits F Large increases in yield F Improved varieties Needs F Increased demand for trained specialists F /F We need an industrial version merging aqua- and agri- cultures F Taking the best of the Green and Blue Revolutions Green Revolutions weaknesses are Blue Revolutions needs and vice-versa 1. Fertilizer demand 2. Increase in irrigation 3. Chemical fertilizers pollute groundwater/


Revolution, Independence, and Upheaval in American Society, 1776 - 1783.

worst of which was at Camden, South Carolina. Gates would be replaced by the younger and more energetic Nathanael Green. Although Green’s Army could not defeat the larger and better trained men of Lord Charles Cornwallis, they were determined to/ of Independence – commitment to “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness [property]” were certainly re-affirmed by the Revolution. There were, however, certain points of conflict – particularly from our perspective as 21 st Century Americans. The right to/


Department of Economics Bapatla College of Arts & Science The Green Revolution in India Changing Agricultural Traditions.

developing countries President Truman visiting the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines Green revolution vs. traditional agriculture Green revolution introduced High Yielding Crop Varieties (HYCVs) to India HYCVs required constant input/ tensions Call for formation of independent Sikh state Crisis in Punjab -violence -resentment Nature of green revolution: -conflict over resources -class conflict -pauperization -declines of profitability -environmental degridation Cultural issues:/


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Agricultural Revolutions LT: I can describe the evolution of agriculture.

we eat. - I can describe the contributions of Norman Borlaug and how he impacted the development of the Green Revolution. Third Agricultural Revolution GREEN Revolution ● Land is used more productively: “how can we grow more product on the same amount of land?”/ in crop production? - What types of crops are grown? Norman Borlaug -Known as “The father of the Green Revolution” -Nobel Peace Prize Winner -University of Minnesota Graduate -Created varieties of high yield, disease resistant wheat crops -Result/


Chapter 5 Roads to Revolution 5.

the New York cause. He was thereupon declared an outlaw by the royal governor of New York. Ethan Allen, (1738-89), patriot of the American Revolution, leader of the Green Mountain Boys At the outbreak of the American Revolution, Allen and his force offered their services against the British. On orders from the Connecticut legislature, he, the Connecticut soldier Benedict Arnold, and a/


THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION!!!!

put aside his personal beliefs, because he believed so strongly in independence and became one of Washington’s best leaders? Nathaniel Greene Which of the following helped lead Parliament to repeal the Stamp Act #53 Which of the following helped lead Parliament to/would have to give Native Americans the right to vote, because of their support for the United States during the American Revolution d. The British would return any enslaved persons back to slave owners that they had captured during the war #67 All/


Democracy: American and French Revolutions Theme: The effect of Enlightenment ideas on government and society Lesson 10.

, making it more vulnerable Cornwallis did this in Jan 1781, sending 1,100 men (commanded by Tarleton) to attack Greene’s western division (commanded by Daniel Morgan) Cowpens Americans suffered 6.2% losses (12 killed and 60 wounded) British/ because of talent rather than birth or social standing Protected private property, even allowing aristocratic opponents of the Revolution to return to France and reclaim their property Confirmed many of the moderate revolutionary policies of the National Assembly/


Revolution Respectfully Submitted C. Stephen Ingraham.

General Burgoyne also marching from Canada arrives to attack Albany. He retakes Fort Ticonderoga, but is surrounded by the American forces reinforced by the Green Mountain Boys. He surrenders at Saratoga on October 17, 1777 IV. The American Revolution Desperate Days - THE ENGLISH COLONIES UNITE D. A Powerful Ally 1. In 1776 the Continental Congress sent Benjamin Franklin to France to persuade/


Program on Information and Resources Columbia University 1 Resilience and the Knowledge Revolution Pegram Lectures Brookhaven National Laboratories Graciela.

is evolving. Program on Information and Resources Columbia University 9 TWO MAJOR TRENDS The Knowledge Revolution The Knowledge Revolution Global Environmental Issues Global Environmental Issues Lead to new and fundamental different types of markets/ P. Energy Security, Economic Development and Global Warming: Addressing short and long term challenges. International Journal of Green Economics, 2009 Program on Information and Resources Columbia University 91 Source: Chichilnisky, G. and Eisenberger, P. Energy/


Chapter 6 The American Revolution The War for Independence.

change. Essential Questions: What were the contributions of influential groups/people to both the American and British war efforts during the American Revolution What were the military strengths and weaknesses of the Patriots and the British Agenda: Quiz, Chapter #6 - Liberty Kids # 6/ was an important post on the route from Canada to the colonies. Colonel Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen with his Green Mountain Boys led a surprise attack on the British fort in May of 1775. The Americans took the fort without/


THE GREEN REVOLUTION §(The Third Agricultural Revolution) §And Biotechnology.

output outpaced population growth even without adding additional cropland A complex of improvements which greatly increased agricultural production §WHEAT MexicoEgyptTurkey §RICE ThailandVietnamKoreaIndonesia Principal Beneficiaries of the Green Revolution §BOTH IndiaChinaPakistan “Green Revolution” “Green Revolution” drawbacks §Favored farmers who could afford seeds, inputs, machines, irrigation inputs, machines, irrigation §Indebted farmers lost land, moved to cities §New “monocrops” lacked resistance to/


Boserup, Malthus, and the Green Revolution. Von Thunen Model Spoilage Weight Distance Costs!!! $$$$

food supply and population, not just subsistence agriculture like Boserup. The Green Revolution in Agriculture Green Revolution History Acreage and Yield Trends Technical Problems Ethical Issues The term green revolution refers to the development and adoption of high yielding cereal grains in /to inputs of fertilizer and water so you don’t need as much of either. Problems with the Green Revolution Heavy Use of Fresh Water > Less available for human consumption. Dependent on technology and machinery from MDC/


American Revolution War or Peace Fort Ticonderoga May 1775 Lake Champlain Ethan Allen – Green Mountain Boys Vermont Patriot soldiers Benedict Arnold Surprise.

Green Mountain Boys Vermont Patriot soldiers Benedict Arnold Surprise attack – capture fort Cannons, gunpowder and much needed military equipment http May 10, 1775 Second Continental Congress convenes in Philadelphia I wonder if they know what the word “convenes” means? American Revolution/ of wealthy merchant uncle) -Harvard graduate -Massachusetts Governor -Strong supporter of Independence American Revolution War or Peace Second Continental Congress May 1775 Signature on Declaration is LARGE Two stories /


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