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  1. George Stephenson
  2. Edwin Chadwick
  3. Agricultural Revolution
  4. Crystal Palace Exhibition
  5. Industrialization
  1. a • 1800-1890
    • Wrote The Report on the Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population in Britain
    • Caused the formation of the Public Health Act of 1848
  2. b • Regional rather than national process
    • Created largely unmanageable social problems
    • Technological innovation
  3. c • 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
  4. d • 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
  5. e • 1781-1848
    • Father of the modern railroad
    • Introduced the concept of grooved wheels and a smooth track
    • Increased stem pressure in the boiler

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • Mineral energy and technology innovations
    • Britain 1750-1850- after 1850 growth slowed
    • Machines replaced human and animal labor
  2. • 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. • 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
  4. • Farmers switched closed fields between pasturage for animals and grain production
    • In response to the price structure for specific commodities
  5. • More suited to larger estates
    • Most effective when land was used in response to market conditions rather than necessities of subsistence

5 True/False questions

  1. Fredrich Engels• 1820-1895
    • Wrote The Condition of the Working Class in England (1845)
    • Observed terrible conditions of industry


  2. Samuel Crompton• 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


  3. James Watt• Improved steam engine-1775
    • Converted up down motion to rotary motion
    • Used in machine's and locomotion


  4. Factory Act of 1833• Created to house new machines
    • Provided secrecy to protect trade secrets
    • Originally called "safe boxes"


  5. factories• Created to house new machines
    • Provided secrecy to protect trade secrets
    • Originally called "safe boxes"


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