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  1. The Mines Act
  2. Factory Act
  3. Robert Owen
  4. Josiah Wedgwood
  5. Contagious Disease Act of 1864
  1. a Established a principle of communal regulation to improve the work and character of his employees., Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
  2. b Act by Parliament that prohibited underground work for women and boys under the age of ten. This furthered the gender divide in the working classes.
  3. c Created factory workday for children between 9-13 to 8 hours a day. Not applicable to home. Outlawed child labor under 9-factory owners establish schools. Destroyed family unit.
  4. d English industrialist whose pottery works were the first to produce fine-quality pottery by industrial methods.
  5. e The Act of 1864 stated that women found to be infected could be interned in locked hospitals for up to three months, a period gradually extended to one year with the 1869 Act. These measures were justified by medical and military officials as the most effective method to shield men from venereal disease.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The ten hours act of 1847 limited the workday for women and young people in factories to ten hour. This was an effort of the Tory party to gain support from the working class.
  2. 1779, a Brit who combined the best features of the spinning jenny with the water frame -> spinning mule/Crompton's mule.
  3. System which was basically an assembly line which made goods easy to manufacture and cheaper to create. Took less time, made guilds obsolete. Mobilization of the rural labor force for commercial production of large quantities of manufactured goods
  4. external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder
  5. Made the puddling process

5 True/False questions

  1. Cottage IndustryEnglish industrialist whose pottery works were the first to produce fine-quality pottery by industrial methods.

          

  2. Public Health Act of 1848The Act of 1864 stated that women found to be infected could be interned in locked hospitals for up to three months, a period gradually extended to one year with the 1869 Act. These measures were justified by medical and military officials as the most effective method to shield men from venereal disease.

          

  3. EntrepreneursRaised capital, almost always locally from relatives, friends, or members of the church; had to understand latest methods for building and powering machinery; had to know how to market goods.

          

  4. The RocketMade the puddling process

          

  5. James WattScottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)

          

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