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  1. What was the seed drill?
  2. What did the Flying Shuttle, Spinning Mule, Spinning Jenny, Water frame and power loom have on the textile industry?
  3. What was the cottage industry
  4. Why was there a need for coal and iron?
  5. What was the impact of the Steam Engine, Steam Boat, better roads and locomotives have on the transportation industry?
  1. a cheaper transportation, created lots of jobs for railroad workers and miners, boosted agricultural and fishing industries and people traveled more
  2. b 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
  3. c 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
  4. d put seeds in rows rather than scatter them all around; was more efficient
  5. e Iron was used for farming tools, new factory machinery and railways and the steam engine was powered by coal

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. the resources that are needed to produce goods and services, Land, Labor and Capital
  3. Fields were divided into 3 fields one was FALLOW or left to rest and the other 2 were used for growing grains
  4. The steam engine- was able to located factories anywhere because a boiler would heat the water into steam with a fire fueled by coal
  5. Britain had all of the necessary factors of production and a stable political and social conditions that supported economic growth

5 True/False Questions

  1. What new crops were grown?Corn and potato


  2. What did Edmund Cartwright invent?The Powerloom-used water power and help to mechanize the production of cloth.


  3. Factor of Production: CapitalEconomic Resources; had many rich merchants that were ready to invest money in the new inventions


  4. How did Crop Rotation, the seed drill, and new crops all cause population growth?some people lost their land and were forced to become poor wage workers


  5. What was farming like before the Industrial Revolution?life was centered around farming, people were self-sufficient and grew their own food, people never travelled more than 25 miles from home because transportation was SLOW


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