Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Three acres and a cow

Index Three acres and a cow

Three acres and a cow was a slogan used by British land reform campaigners of the 1880s, and revived by the distributists of the 1920s. [1]

8 relations: Arable land, Distributism, Forty acres and a mule, G. K. Chesterton, Jesse Collings, Joseph Chamberlain, Land reform, Pasture.

Arable land

Arable land (from Latin arabilis, "able to be plowed") is, according to one definition, land capable of being ploughed and used to grow crops.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and Arable land · See more »


Distributism is an economic ideology that developed in Europe in the late 19th and early 20th century based upon the principles of Catholic social teaching, especially the teachings of Pope Leo XIII in his encyclical Rerum novarum and Pope Pius XI in Quadragesimo anno.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and Distributism · See more »

Forty acres and a mule

Forty acres and a mule refers to a promise made in the United States for agrarian reform for former enslaved black farmers by Union General William Tecumseh Sherman on January 16, 1865.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and Forty acres and a mule · See more »

G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and G. K. Chesterton · See more »

Jesse Collings

Jesse Collings (2 December 1831 – 20 November 1920) was Mayor of Birmingham, England, a Liberal (later Liberal Unionist) member of Parliament, but was best known nationally in the UK as an advocate of educational reform and land reform.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and Jesse Collings · See more »

Joseph Chamberlain

Joseph Chamberlain (8 July 1836 – 2 July 1914) was a British statesman who was first a radical Liberal, then, after opposing home rule for Ireland, a Liberal Unionist, and eventually served as a leading imperialist in coalition with the Conservatives.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and Joseph Chamberlain · See more »

Land reform

Land reform (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) involves the changing of laws, regulations or customs regarding land ownership.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and Land reform · See more »


Pasture (from the Latin pastus, past participle of pascere, "to feed") is land used for grazing.

New!!: Three acres and a cow and Pasture · See more »

Redirects here:

3 acres and a cow, Three Acres and a Cow.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_acres_and_a_cow

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »