5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Public Health Act of 1848
- George Stevenson
- Eli Whitney
- Josiah Wedgwood
- a Allowed medical officers and inspectors to enter homes and businesses in the name of public health. The state could condemn private property for posing health hazards.
- b English industrialist whose pottery works were the first to produce fine-quality pottery by industrial methods.
- c Raised capital, almost always locally from relatives, friends, or members of the church; had to understand latest methods for building and powering machinery; had to know how to market goods.
- d United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
- e Built the world's first railroad line and he designed and built 4 locomotives that were used. Father of the modern railroad.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution. Families used their own equipment.
- System which was basically an assembly line which made goods easy to manufacture and cheaper to create. Took less time, made guilds obsolete. Mobilization of the rural labor force for commercial production of large quantities of manufactured goods
- This was a public health official who wrote reports on the poor living conditions of the cities and believed that poverty was caused by illnesses
- external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder
- Parliament, controlled by landowners, passed these to encourage improved methods of cultivation and stock-raising to increase productivity(Agricultural Revolution). `The old village system was an obstacle to these so in the 18th century the squirearchy was able to ensure that more of the common land would come under private ownership - by the already landed wealthy. Enclosure reached its height in the Napoleonic wars. Led to the increased productivity of land and labor but also released labor for other wage earning pursuits(became available as factory workers).
5 True/False questions
Contagious Disease Act of 1864 → Allowed medical officers and inspectors to enter homes and businesses in the name of public health. The state could condemn private property for posing health hazards.
The Rocket → Made the puddling process
Factory Act → Created factory workday for children between 9-13 to 8 hours a day. Not applicable to home. Outlawed child labor under 9-factory owners establish schools. Destroyed family unit.
Puddling → United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
Robert Owen → Made the puddling process