9th Class Social Science Peasants and Farmers Question Bank Long Answer Type - Peasants and Farmers

  • question_answer How did the White Americans turn the grasslands into bread baskets of America?


    (i) The urban population in the US was growing and the export market was becoming even bigger.
    (ii) As the demand increased, wheat prices rose encouraging farmers to produce wheat.
    (iii) The spread of the railways made it easy to transport the grain from the wheat growing regions to the eastern coast for export.
    (iv) During the World War, the world market boomed. Russians wheat supply was cut-off and US had to feed Europe.
    (v) US President rightly said, "Plant more wheat, wheat will win the war.

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