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5 Matching questions

  1. entrepreneur
  2. Factory Act of 1833
  3. factories
  4. Industrial Revolution
  5. flying shuttle
  1. a • Prohibited factory work of children under nine
    • Provided two hours of education a day
    • Set the twelve-hour work day
  2. b • Invented by John Kay in 1730's
    • Allowed weavers to work alone and permitted the construction of larger and faster handlooms
    • Was adopted slowly because it increased demand for spun thread
  3. c • Mineral energy and technology innovations
    • Britain 1750-1850- after 1850 growth slowed
    • Machines replaced human and animal labor
  4. d • Created to house new machines
    • Provided secrecy to protect trade secrets
    • Originally called "safe boxes"
  5. e • Raised capital to support business
    • Up to date with latest methods of production
    • Came from all social classes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • Development of a market oriented agricultural economy
    • Farms tried to grow a single cash crop for profit
    • England and Holland have quickest progression
    • Fodder crops introduced
  2. • Invented by James Hargreaves; allowed for the spinning of eight threads at once
    • replaced the spinning wheel
    • ADVANTAGES: was a breakthrough in redressing the balance between spinning and weaving/ could spin cottage in large quantities
    • DISADVANTAGE: spun thread that wasn't strong enough to be used as warp
  3. • 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. • Mobilization of the resources to the rural areas
    • Rural communities organized to provide unskilled labor for production
    • Caused commercial production of large quantities of manufactured goods
  5. • Invented the "flying shuttle

5 True/False questions

  1. Luddites• 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. Canal Systems• Made transportation easier
    • Britain
    • Aided in the growth of the Industrial Revolution
    • Brought resources inland for domestic usage


  3. Thomas Newcomen• Steam pump enabled water to be sucked through a pipe
    • Could raise as much water in a day as 2500 humans
    • Applied to draining water in coal and metal mines


  4. Fredrich Engels• 1840s
    • Time of agrarian crisis and economic slump
    • 60% of factory workers unemployed


  5. Industrialization• Mineral energy and technology innovations
    • Britain 1750-1850- after 1850 growth slowed
    • Machines replaced human and animal labor