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  1. Meadow floating
  2. James Watt
  3. Factory Act
  4. Robert Owen
  5. The Rocket
  1. a Scottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)
  2. b In order to combat the issue of not having food/water for animals, farmed flood low-lying land near streams in the winter to prevent ground from freezing and then drained the water which produce an early grass for animals to eat
  3. c Stevenson's engine that won him a prize in 1829. Pulled a load 3x it's own weight at 30 mph, could outrun a horse.
  4. d 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. e 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)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. Act by Parliament that prohibited underground work for women and boys under the age of ten. This furthered the gender divide in the working classes.
  3. 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.
  4. Made the puddling process
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Eli WhitneyUnited States inventor of the mechanical cotton gin (1765-1825)


  2. EntrepreneursRaised 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.


  3. Josiah WedgwoodScottish engineer and inventor whose improvements in the steam engine led to its wide use in industry (1736-1819)


  4. Contagious Disease Act of 1864The 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.


  5. Samuel CromptonPlants that are grown for animals to feed off so they can stay in pens.