Commercial (business) centers in China grow into large cities.
Growth of trade and commerce opens up job opportunities.
Farmers take time away from farming to make other products to sell.
A food surplus is generated and sold at market.
Landowners become rich enough to buy luxury items.
Better farming technologies and quick-ripening rice increase crop production.
Arrange the statements above to reflect a China’s movement from a poorer, agricultural state to a richer, more commercial state. The number 1, as you can see, represents the first step in this movement. Continue to number 2 through 7 in the spaces provided. (3)
Was it agriculture, commerce, or urbanization (growth of cities) which started economic growth in China? (Circle one). (2)