The Enclosure Act was passed to create more commerce for farmers and use the lands more rationally. The enclosure was good because it increased food production. The enclosure also began a capitalistic attitude in Europe. The Enclosure Act damaged the pheasant population. Before the enclosure of the land, there were strips of land poor farmers would farm. There was also common land farmers would use to allow their animals to graze. This system
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The landlords were not taking care of them like they us to during depressed times. The Enclosure Act broke up small traditional communities.
After the Enclosure Act in England agriculture was a growing business across Europe. Many other countries enclosed their land also. The advancement of the agriculture business, such as inventions and new methods of farming were directly related to the enclosure of land. The enclosure was an economic and social breakthrough in Europe.