Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History
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What does the quote at the end of the episode mean? "let's remember to look for the fingerprints of humans where we would perhaps prefer to seek acts of God."
God is good.
God is evil.
God is to blame for famines.
Events are complex and we should look at human action instead of just thinking they are out of our control.
What was Britains most populous and important colony?
According to Crash Course there are fewer under nourished people today then any point in history.
What forces worked against the Indian farmers leading to famine conditions?
A shift in the economy as labor intensive Indian textiles could no longer compete with industrial British textiles.
correctchoice Debt of Indian farmers who had to buy seeds and fertilizer.
correctchoice British tax policy.
correctchoice Indians allocating more land to cash crops to pay British taxes instead of land for food.
As with the Irish Potato Famine the British justified their policies with who's ideology?
correctchoice Thomas Malthus
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