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6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- one of the fenced-in or hedged-in fields created by wealthy British landowners on land that was formerly worked by village farmers
- 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.
- new invention for weaving-enabled the weaver to throw the shuttle back and forth between the threads with one hand (replaced the loom)
- Places that brought together workers and machines to produce large quantities of goods
- small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment
5 True/False Questions
Samuel Slater → He memorized the way that the British made machines and he brought the idea to America. He made our first cotton spinning machine.
Steamboat → Urban apartment buildings that served as housing for poor factory workers. Often poorly constructed and overcrowded.
Spinning Jenny → 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
Francis Cabot Lowell → 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
Industrialization → the social process whereby cities grow and societies become more urban