NCERT Solutions for Class 9 History Chapter 6 Peasants and Farmers

The main reason behind this was the fear of workmen working on the farms were afraid of losing their jobs to the machines. Peasants cultivated open fields which were strips of land near their villages. Farmers began to enclose fields to improve sheep breeds and ensure good feed. With enclosed fields, there was no concept of common land. It has changed the entire landscape of England. There are some topics, which is explained in this chapter like -- Captain Swing, British insisted on farmers growing opium in India and advantages and disadvantages of the use of mechanical harvesting machines.