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  1. Eli Whitney
  2. Putting-out system
  3. Contagious Disease Act of 1864
  4. Public Health Act of 1848
  5. Samuel Crompton
  1. a 1779, a Brit who combined the best features of the spinning jenny with the water frame -> spinning mule/Crompton's mule.
  2. b 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.
  3. c The Act of 1864 stated that women found to be infected could be interned in locked hospitals for up to three months, a period gradually extended to one year with the 1869 Act. These measures were justified by medical and military officials as the most effective method to shield men from venereal disease.
  4. d United States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Established a principle of communal regulation to improve the work and character of his employees., Welsh industrialist and social reformer who founded cooperative communities (1771-1858)
  2. The ten hours act of 1847 limited the workday for women and young people in factories to ten hour. This was an effort of the Tory party to gain support from the working class.
  3. The transformation of farming that resulted in the eighteenth century from the spread of new crops, improvements in cultivation techniques and livestock breeding, and consolidation of small holdings into large farms from which tenants were expelled.
  4. Built the world's first railroad line and he designed and built 4 locomotives that were used. Father of the modern railroad.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Steam engineUnited States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)


  2. Open-field farmingone-half and one-third of village land fallow so nutrients restored for next year. Communal rather than individual


  3. Edmund CartwrightEnglish clergyman who invented the power loom (1743-1823); erected a cotton mill, was offered a Watt steam engine which ended up on auction block 3 years later


  4. Henry CourtMade the puddling process


  5. Josiah Wedgwoodexternal-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