5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What is Capitalism?
- What are the factors of production?
- Who was a famous person who supported better conditions for workers?
- What rose in urban areas (besides population)?
- How did the use of machinery in industry impact workers?
- a Land, labour, capital, and entrepreneurship
- b Sky-scrappers
- c An economic, social system. Individuals control means of production. Characterized by private business
- d Reduced the number of workers from (for example) 5 to 1.
- e John Stuart Mill
5 Multiple choice questions
- Sewing Machine
- Robert Fulton (1807)
- Artistic, literary, intellectual. Allowed ppl to escape from modern realities.
- Factories (where there were supervisors present). Low wages, 14 hours/day, 6 days/week, abuse, child labour.
- Louis Sullivan
5 True/False questions
Results of John Stuart Mill's, and like individuals', work? → Limitations to child labour (8 and up). Children under 13, >8 hours per day.
Who invented the telegraph? → Cyric McCormick and his slave (1840s)
What was the invention that was important to the Textile Industry? May be considered THE most important one. → The cotton gin
What was the 'breakthrough' invention? → Improved Steam Engine (1769). Invented by James Watt. Water for steam, heated by coal to power it.
For the purpose of communication between the US and Europe, what was placed in the Atlantic? → Transatlantic cable (1866)