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Thomas Malthus v . The Green Revolution. The 2 nd Agricultural Revolution. Turn to a partner and discuss the answers to the following questions: What changes occurred during T he 2 nd Agricultural Revolution? What other “revolution” occurred with The 2 nd Agricultural Revolution?

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Thomas malthus v the green revolution

Thomas Malthus v. The Green Revolution


The 2 nd agricultural revolution

The 2nd Agricultural Revolution

  • Turn to a partner and discuss the answers to the following questions:

    • What changes occurred during The 2nd Agricultural Revolution?

    • What other “revolution” occurred with The 2nd Agricultural Revolution?

    • What changes occurred during this other revolution?

    • What happened to the world’s population at this time?


Thomas malthus 1766 1834

Thomas Malthus (1766-1834)

British scholar and economist.

Believed that food production would not keep up with population growth, therefore, famine was inevitable


Famine

Famine

The Great Famine (India) 1876-78. Caused by drought and “cash crops” lead to the deaths of 6-30 million people

Russian Famine 1891-92. Severe cold and government failures lead to the deaths of 500,000 Russians

Irish Potato Famine 1845-52. 1 million dead, 1 million emigrate


Was thomas malthus correct

Was Thomas Malthus Correct???


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