The enclosure movement resulted in the division of formerly public agricultural and grazing land into smaller plots of private property. It first began and developed in England, and then later became policy in most of th... More »

The enclosure movement converted agriculture from a largely communal, shared enterprise into one dominated by private interests, according to The Land Magazine. Enclosure is the process of privatizing common lands, allow... More »

Tips for building a wooden gate include saving the best boards for the gate, double nailing the materials, setting the opening before building the fence and bracing with an A-pattern instead of a Z-pattern. Many fence bu... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

The geography of the Northeastern United States contributed to increasing industrialization in the early 19th century due to the availability of land and natural resources. The need for running water and efficient routes... More »

Karl Marx was a philosopher who believed that capitalism was flawed and that socialist economic approaches would yield better results. His work influenced a wide range of later economists and philosophers. The merit of h... More »

In order to get free land in Alaska, a small community must be offering plots of land. The federal government no longer gives away free land and instead sells it at fair market value, but small communities are allowed to... More »

Some key historical events of Cincinnati, Ohio, include the purchase of the land in 1788, the selling of plots in 1789, the establishment of the name in 1790, and businesses and manufacturing plants setting up shop in 17... More » History Modern History US History