← Age of Industry Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What natural resources were vital to the Construction Revolution?
- Who invented the steamboat?
- Where did workers typically work and what were the conditions of workers?
- What was the 'breakthrough' invention?
- How did the use of machinery in industry impact workers?
- a Robert Fulton (1807)
- b Factories (where there were supervisors present). Low wages, 14 hours/day, 6 days/week, abuse, child labour.
- c Reduced the number of workers from (for example) 5 to 1.
- d Coal and iron and steel
- e Improved Steam Engine (1769). Invented by James Watt. Water for steam, heated by coal to power it.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Limitations to child labour (8 and up). Children under 13, >8 hours per day.
- Communism. Revolution. Dictatorship of the Proletariat. Socialism. PURE Communism.
- Transatlantic cable (1866)
- The cotton gin
5 True/False Questions
Who invented the seed drill? → Jethro Tull (1830s)
What are the factors of production? → Artistic, literary, intellectual. Allowed ppl to escape from modern realities.
What impact did the Stephenson Steam Locomotive have on shipping? → Artistic, literary, intellectual. Allowed ppl to escape from modern realities.
First sky-scrapper ever? → An economic, social system. Individuals control means of production. Characterized by private business
Who invented the telegraph? → Samuel Morse (1832)