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  1. Henry Court
  2. Open-field farming
  3. Samuel Crompton
  4. James Watt
  5. Ten Hours Act
  1. a one-half and one-third of village land fallow so nutrients restored for next year. Communal rather than individual
  2. b Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
  3. c Made the puddling process
  4. d 1779, a Brit who combined the best features of the spinning jenny with the water frame -> spinning mule/Crompton's mule.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. English 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
  2. Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the Industrial Revolution. Families used their own equipment.
  3. English inventor and entrepreneur who became the wealthiest and most successful textile manufacturer of the early Industrial Revolution. He invented the water frame, a machine that, with minimal human supervision, could spin several threads at once.
  4. In 1709, he used coal to smelt iron, or separate iron from its ore. When he discovered that coal gave off impurities that damaged the iron; he found a way to remove the impurities from coal, leading to better quality/ cheaper iron.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. George StevensonRaised 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.

          

  2. Fodder cropsPlants that are grown for animals to feed off so they can stay in pens.

          

  3. Factory ActCreated 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.

          

  4. Puddlingprocess in which coke derived from coal is used to burn away impurities in crude iron to produce high quality iron

          

  5. Putting-out systemThe 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.