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5 Matching questions

  1. Great Hunger
  2. James Hargreaves
  3. Zollverein
  4. Luddites
  5. Eli Whitney
  1. a • Workers who opposed the introduction of mechanization of weaving
    • Rioted by breaking machines in 1810's
    • Attempted to maintain the traditional organization of their industry and the independence of their labor
  2. b • 1840s
    • Time of agrarian crisis and economic slump
    • 60% of factory workers unemployed
  3. c • 1834
    • Unified trading zone created by Prussia
    • Created a series of alliances between German States
    • States received an annual portion of revenue
    • Prussia received political benefits for keeping smaller countries in line
  4. d • 1765-1825
    • Invented the cotton gin in 1794
    • Aided in the explosion of the cotton industry
  5. e • Devised a machine known as "the Jenny"
    • First to open the spinning bottle neck

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • More suited to larger estates
    • Most effective when land was used in response to market conditions rather than necessities of subsistence
  2. • Regional rather than national process
    • Created largely unmanageable social problems
    • Technological innovation
  3. • Improved steam engine-1775
    • Converted up down motion to rotary motion
    • Used in machine's and locomotion
  4. • Created in 1769 by Richard Arkwright; solved the problems of the jenny
    • Allowed Englishmen to produce an all-cotton fabric
    • Consisted of a series of water-driven rollers that stretched cotton before spinning it
  5. • Naval contractor
    • Experimented with coke as fuel and removing the impurities from pig iron
    • First to realize that iron could be rolled directly into sheets
    • Increased output of pig iron by 15 times

5 True/False questions

  1. entrepreneur• Raised capital to support business
    • Up to date with latest methods of production
    • Came from all social classes


  2. flying shuttle• 1765-1825
    • Invented the cotton gin in 1794
    • Aided in the explosion of the cotton industry


  3. traditional economy• Made transportation easier
    • Britain
    • Aided in the growth of the Industrial Revolution
    • Brought resources inland for domestic usage


  4. Edwin Chadwick• 1800-1890
    • Wrote The Report on the Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population in Britain
    • Caused the formation of the Public Health Act of 1848


  5. jenny• Was a cross between the water frame and the jenny
    • Invented by Samuel Crompton in 1811
    • Produced 10X the amount of thread than on the water frame and the jenny combined
    • Called for a large room and water source to power and house the machine


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