5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Why did the Industrial Revolution start in Great Britain?
- Factor of Production: Land
- What did James Watt invent?
- What was Crop Rotation?
- What was strip farming?
- a The steam engine- was able to located factories anywhere because a boiler would heat the water into steam with a fire fueled by coal
- b Britain had all of the necessary factors of production and a stable political and social conditions that supported economic growth
- c a piece of land that was planted with different crops in succession so that now Farmers could farm all 4 fields at once instead of leaving one in fallow
- d when the fields were divided into small strips and each farmer owned a certain number of strips and all had to plant and harvest at the same time
- e Natural Resources; large supply of coal, iron, and water power; many rivers for inland transportation
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The Powerloom-used water power and help to mechanize the production of cloth.
- The Water Frame- large spinning machine driven by water
- put seeds in rows rather than scatter them all around; was more efficient
- Led to the rise of factories because the new machines were too big for homes so the cottage industry came to an end; factories were located by water for power, factories attracted poor unskilled labors
- farming was done together and everyone helped one another
5 True/False Questions
Why was there a need for coal and iron? → Iron was used for farming tools, new factory machinery and railways and the steam engine was powered by coal
How did Crop Rotation, the seed drill, and new crops all cause population growth? → food production increased, more food means more people also lived longer so death rates were lower
What are factors of production? → a piece of land that was planted with different crops in succession so that now Farmers could farm all 4 fields at once instead of leaving one in fallow
Factor of Production: Labor → Human Resources; large number of available workers
What was the cottage industry → home-based production of textile / cloth and other goods
workers received raw materials from merchants, took the raw materials home and did whatever was required to be done and then returned the finished product