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History of the Americas
Terms in this set (20)
In what country did the Industrial Revolution begin?
What industry was the first to feel the effects of the industrial revolution?
The textile industry or cotton cloth production
The factory created a new labor system in which workers had to do what kind of work?
Workers had regulated hours and did the same work over and over
What was Great Britain's most valuable product by 1840?
What were Darwin's ideas?
survival of the fittest
Charles Dickens became successful writing what kinds of novels regarding the industrial era?
Realistic novels focusing on the lower and middle classes of Britain
Who developed the steam engine?
Who developed the Locomotive?
What invention in the early industrial era ran on coal and was essential to Great Britain during the early stages of the Industrial Revolution?
What social changes occurred during the Industrial Revolution?
Emergence of the middle class and working class
What was socialism?
A system which would allow wealth to be distributed more equitably to everyone
How did women's roles change during the industrial era?
Women of the industrial era could manage a household and family duties
What elements characterized the 2nd Industrial Revolution?
Steel, chemicals, electricity and petroleum (oil)
The internal combustion engine allowed what to develop?
Automobiles, airplanes, and ocean liners
Bad working conditions during the Industrial Revolution gave rise to what new theories and reform movements?
Socialism and communism, women's rights, education, help for the mentally ill
the process of building of people moving to cities
a characteristic of capitalism. The goal is to make money
theory where there would be some government control of business because regulation of certain industries is good for everyone. (School, Roads, Health Care)
idea that the woman's place was in the home taking care of the household and a man's place was out in the work world
came up with the idea of natural selection, evolution and survival of the fittest. Some animals adapt and survive and others die off
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