5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What new crops were grown?
- What was strip farming?
- What was the seed drill?
- What was the impact of the Enclosure movement on villages?
- What did Richard Arkwright invent?
- a it privatized the land; people put fences around their property and strips of land were replaced with larger fields that were individually owned
- b Corn and potato
- c put seeds in rows rather than scatter them all around; was more efficient
- d The Water Frame- large spinning machine driven by water
- e when the fields were divided into small strips and each farmer owned a certain number of strips and all had to plant and harvest at the same time
5 Multiple choice questions
- home-based production of textile / cloth and other goods
workers received raw materials from merchants, took the raw materials home and did whatever was required to be done and then returned the finished product
- a piece of land that was planted with different crops in succession so that now Farmers could farm all 4 fields at once instead of leaving one in fallow
- Iron was used for farming tools, new factory machinery and railways and the steam engine was powered by coal
- some people lost their land and were forced to become poor wage workers
- The Powerloom-used water power and help to mechanize the production of cloth.
5 True/False questions
Factor of Production: Land → Natural Resources; large supply of coal, iron, and water power; many rivers for inland transportation
Factor of Production: Capital → Economic Resources; had many rich merchants that were ready to invest money in the new inventions
What was farming like before the Industrial Revolution? → life was centered around farming, people were self-sufficient and grew their own food, people never travelled more than 25 miles from home because transportation was SLOW
How did Crop Rotation, the seed drill, and new crops all cause population growth? → food production increased, more food means more people also lived longer so death rates were lower
What was the impact of the Steam Engine, Steam Boat, better roads and locomotives have on the transportation industry? → cheaper transportation, created lots of jobs for railroad workers and miners, boosted agricultural and fishing industries and people traveled more