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  1. Agricultural Revolution
  2. Factory Act of 1833
  3. Zollverein
  4. convertible husbandry
  5. water frame
  1. a • Created in 1769 by Richard Arkwright; solved the problems of the jenny
    • Allowed Englishmen to produce an all-cotton fabric
    • Consisted of a series of water-driven rollers that stretched cotton before spinning it
  2. b • 1834
    • Unified trading zone created by Prussia
    • Created a series of alliances between German States
    • States received an annual portion of revenue
    • Prussia received political benefits for keeping smaller countries in line
  3. c • Prohibited factory work of children under nine
    • Provided two hours of education a day
    • Set the twelve-hour work day
  4. d • Development of a market oriented agricultural economy
    • Farms tried to grow a single cash crop for profit
    • England and Holland have quickest progression
    • Fodder crops introduced
  5. e • Farmers switched closed fields between pasturage for animals and grain production
    • In response to the price structure for specific commodities

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • Process of smelting iron used by Cort to remove the impurities from pig iron and roll directly into sheets
    • Had a major impact upon iron production
    • Eliminated the necessary use of charcoal to make iron
  2. • Created to house new machines
    • Provided secrecy to protect trade secrets
    • Originally called "safe boxes"
  3. • Devised a machine known as "the Jenny"
    • First to open the spinning bottle neck
  4. • Workers who opposed the introduction of mechanization of weaving
    • Rioted by breaking machines in 1810's
    • Attempted to maintain the traditional organization of their industry and the independence of their labor
  5. • Steam pump enabled water to be sucked through a pipe
    • Could raise as much water in a day as 2500 humans
    • Applied to draining water in coal and metal mines

5 True/False questions

  1. Great Hunger• 1840s
    • Time of agrarian crisis and economic slump
    • 60% of factory workers unemployed


  2. mule• Was a cross between the water frame and the jenny
    • Invented by Samuel Crompton in 1811
    • Produced 10X the amount of thread than on the water frame and the jenny combined
    • Called for a large room and water source to power and house the machine


  3. Crystal Palace Exhibition• Exhibition of manufacturing and industry held in London in 1851
    • Continent-wide celebration of the benefits of technology
    • Chance for Europeans to measure themselves against the British


  4. jenny• Invented by James Hargreaves; allowed for the spinning of eight threads at once
    • replaced the spinning wheel
    • ADVANTAGES: was a breakthrough in redressing the balance between spinning and weaving/ could spin cottage in large quantities
    • DISADVANTAGE: spun thread that wasn't strong enough to be used as warp


  5. traditional economy• Jobs passed down through generations
    • Very labor and agriculture orientated


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