6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to crop each year, to avoid exhausting the soil.
- the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban
- small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment
- 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
- a loom operated mechanically, run by water putting the loom side by side wit hthe spinning machines in factories, changed workers job from running it to watching it, Invented in 1787, invented by Edward Cartwright , it speeded up the production of textiles
- Urban apartment buildings that served as housing for poor factory workers. Often poorly constructed and overcrowded.
5 True/False Questions
Spinning Jenny → a machine created in 1764 by James Hargreaves that was a multi-spool spinning wheel that increase efficiency because it had up to 8 or 9 spools allowing more threads and colors and increases productivity for the cottage system
Factories → one of the fenced-in or hedged-in fields created by wealthy British landowners on land that was formerly worked by village farmers
Railroad → line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system
Child Labor → Children were viewed as laborers throughout the 19th century. Many children worked on farms, small businesses, mills and factories.
Flying Shuttle → new invention for weaving-enabled the weaver to throw the shuttle back and forth between the threads with one hand (replaced the loom)