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  1. Samuel Crompton
  2. Zollverein
  3. Luddites
  4. John Kay
  5. commercial agriculture
  1. a • More suited to larger estates
    • Most effective when land was used in response to market conditions rather than necessities of subsistence
  2. b • Invented the "flying shuttle
  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 • Invented the mule
    • Sold it's rights for 60₤
  5. e • 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. • 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
  2. • 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
  3. • Process of smelting iron used by Cort to remove the impurities from pig iron and roll directly into sheets
    • Had a major impact upon iron production
    • Eliminated the necessary use of charcoal to make iron
  4. • Mineral energy and technology innovations
    • Britain 1750-1850- after 1850 growth slowed
    • Machines replaced human and animal labor
  5. • Improved steam engine-1775
    • Converted up down motion to rotary motion
    • Used in machine's and locomotion

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. Great Hunger• 1840s
    • Time of agrarian crisis and economic slump
    • 60% of factory workers unemployed


  3. Edwin Chadwick• 1765-1825
    • Invented the cotton gin in 1794
    • Aided in the explosion of the cotton industry


  4. Henry Cort• 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. George Stephenson• 1781-1848
    • Father of the modern railroad
    • Introduced the concept of grooved wheels and a smooth track
    • Increased stem pressure in the boiler