The Corn Laws: Definition & Repeal


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Which of the following was part of the Corn Laws?

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1. Who benefited from the Corn Laws?

2. Who was negatively effected by the Corn Laws?

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About This Quiz

Learn about the history of the Corn Laws, including the key players and why the Corn Laws created. This quiz will test your knowledge on the positive and negative effects of the Corn Laws.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on the following:

  • Why the Corn Laws were created
  • Who benefited from the Corn Laws
  • Who was negatively affected by the Corn Laws
  • What the Anti-Corn Law League was responsible for
  • What contributed to the shortage of corn in Great Britain in the early 1800s

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo will require the use of the following skills:

  • Reading Comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information related to the Corn Laws to answer questions
  • Information Recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the Corn Laws effects on Great Britain's corn shortage
  • Knowledge Application - using the knowledge you have obtained about the Anti- Corn Law League

Additional Learning

By reviewing the article titled Corn Laws: Definition and Repeal, you will learn the following information:

  • Why the Corn Laws were created
  • The pros and cons of the Corn Laws
  • The involvement of British Parliament