How potatoes became the food for poor?
CBSE Class 10
CBSE Class 10 Social
2018-03-06 13:52:55 UTC
Sometimes the new crops could make the difference between life and death.
Europe’s poor began to eat better and live longer with the introduction of humble potato.
Ireland’s poorest peasants became so dependent on potatoes that when disease destroyed the potato crop in mid 1840’s, hundreds of thousands died of starvation.