|(i) After the Napoleonic wars had ended, thousands of soldiers returned to their villages. They needed alternative jobs to survive.|
|(ii) But this was time when grain from Europe began flowing into England, prices declined and an Agricultural Depression set in.|
|(iii) Anxious landowners began reducing the area they cultivated and demanded that the imports of crops be stopped.|
|(iv) They tried to cut wages and reduce the number of workmen they employed.|
|(v) The unemployed poor tramped from village to village, and those with uncertain jobs lived in fear of a loss of their livelihood.|
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