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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Visited England and returned to the US to open a mill in Mass. that brought spining and weaving in one building in a town named after him
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Places that brought together workers and machines to produce large quantities of goods
  5. line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a railway system
  6. Urban apartment buildings that served as housing for poor factory workers. Often poorly constructed and overcrowded.

5 True/False questions

  1. Crop RotationThe practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to crop each year, to avoid exhausting the soil.


  2. Enclosuresone of the fenced-in or hedged-in fields created by wealthy British landowners on land that was formerly worked by village farmers


  3. Cottage industrysmall-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment


  4. Steamboata boat propelled by a steam engine


  5. Flying Shuttlenew invention for weaving-enabled the weaver to throw the shuttle back and forth between the threads with one hand (replaced the loom)


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