This lesson covers the Agricultural Revolution in Europe during the 16th - 19th centuries. Students read a 2 page article and then fill out a chart where they answer questions about the article and then illustrate the main innovations of the Agricultural Revolution.
The topics that the article covers are:
1. How farming was done during the Middle Ages
2. Why farming was inefficient before the Agricultural Revolution.
3. The enclosure movement.
4. Crop Rotation
5. Seed Drill
6. The Colombian Exchange
7. How the Agricultural Revolution helped lay the foundation for the Industrial Revolution
2 page article and 2 page chart