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NCERT Solutions for Class 9 Social Science History Chapter 4 - Deforestation

The chapter begins with an important topic “Deforestation” which is an arising issue in practically all nations. Reasons that contributed to the end of dense forests have been briefed with examples. The Industrialization plan of Britishers that led to cutting down of forests was soon realized. Further, they made rules to restrict the cutting down of rests to protect the wildlife and natural habitat.

The uses of forest and its by-products have been stated with the help of examples. Indian Forest Service was established to form laws and developments backed with research. Though shifting cultivation was introduced by it had its disadvantages to nature. The chapter ends with the government realizing that the villagers are needed to protect the forest from foreign entries.

  • The chapter talks about the significance of forests and the products that are obtained from them.
  • Industrialization was planned by Britishers who even though led to the development of Railways, England Ships required Timber and the requirement of Coffee, rubber, and tea plantations that required huge land.
  • All the events led by Britishers were the main cause of deforestation.
  • The chapter describes that Britishers, soon realized that if they use to cut down the forest for development, then it would lead to the extinct of forests
  • To end deforestation, they framed laws that restricted people from cutting down trees.
  • Britishers and Maharajas killed many animals such as tigers, Deer, and peacocks as part of the hunting game.
  • Britishers held up meetings and thus led to the Indian Forest service formation, which further made strict laws to conserve forests.
  • The chapter ends with protests by Villagers who were prohibited from entering the forest by the government asking them to re-enter the forests and preserve the natural habitat.



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Chapter 1 The French Revolution Chapter 2 Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution Chapter 3 Nazism and the Rise of Hitler
Chapter 5 Pastoralists in the Modern World
Geography- Chapter-Wise
Chapter 1 India Size and Location Chapter 2 Physical Features of India Chapter 3 Drainage
Chapter 4 Climate Chapter 5 Natural Vegetation and Wildlife Chapter 6 Population
Political Science (Civics) - Chapter-Wise
Chapter 1 What is Democracy? Why is Democracy? Chapter 2 Constitutional Design Chapter 3 Electoral Politics
Chapter 4 Working of Institutions Chapter 5 Democratic Rights
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