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Y9 HaSS History Revision
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Machinery that is arranged in sequence so that something can be assembled quickly and efficiently.
An economic system under which investment in, and ownership of, the means of production are privately owned by individuals or corporations and run to generate profits.
A British working-class movement for political reform that took place in the 1830s.
The process of setting up outposts or settlements in other lands by country, kingdom or empire, often for reasons of trade or defence.
An outpost set up by a country, kingdom or empire, often for social, financial or strategic reasons.
The economic system in which the means of production are publicly owned and goods are distributed equally according to need.
A system of manufacturing goods on a large scale using many workers and specialised machinery located on a single site. Adopted in Britain during the Industrial Revolution.
The process of gaining and maintaining control over other countries, regions or territories for economic or military reasons.
A process in which a society or country transforms from an economy based primarily on agriculture and farming into one based on manufacturing and industry.
The name given to the period of rapid developments in manufacturing and industry from 1750 - 1900.
A member of a group of workers led by Ned Ludd who rioted and broke machinery FROM 1811 - 1818 in protest against loss of work due to the use of labour-saving machinery.
The movement of people from one place to another.
An organised group of workers formed by the workers to protect their rights and ensure that their interests are taken into account by company owners and governments.
of agricultural development and
advances in farming methods that
took place in Britain from the mid-
1600s until the late 1800s and paved
the way for the Industrial Revolution.
A series of agreements (alliances) formed between various European powers to work together to achieve shared goals; one of the factors contributing
to the outbreak of World War I.
An agreement made by
warring parties (e.g. countries) to
stop ghting in order to negotiate
enlistment of people to serve in the
A person who is opposed to the war and refuses to perform military
service because it goes against their beliefs, religion or conscience
The act of seizing land common farming land by putting a hedge or other barrier around it; during the Agricultural Revolution over 4000 Enclosure Acts (laws) were passed by the British Parliament granting ownership of common farming land to private owners.
A group of countries and/or areas, often with different languages and having different cultures, ruled
by a central power.
No man's land
An area of land between two opposing armies that is
unoccupied or unclaimed
A focus within a country on boosting the strength of the military by growing the armed forces and spending on military equipment.
A sense of pride in, and love of, one's country; also the idea that one nation's culture and interests are superior to those of another nation neutral nation a country.
A person opposed to violence
A direct vote by all electors in a country, city or state on an specific and important issue, which does not change the Constitution.
Information or material that attempts to inuence the behaviour or opinions of people within a society; it can take many forms such as posters and is designed to promote a particular cause or course of action and/or damage the cause of an enemy.
Money paid by one
country to another as compensation for damage, injuries and deaths it has caused during war.
The Treaty of Versailles
The treaty (binding agreement) that ended World War I and forced Germany to accept responsibility for starting the
war and to pay reparations.
The extensive system of ditches used in World War I to move troops and shelter them from enemy gunfire, as well as a place from
which to fire on the enemy.
The alliance formed
between Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy (1882 to 1915).
The alliance formed between Great Britain, France and Russia that formed the basis of the Allied Powers during World War I.
A term used to describe the increase in the numbers of people living in urban areas (i.e. cities) versus rural areas (i.e. farms).
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