Prentice Hall World History Chapter 7: The Industrial Revolution Begins (1750-1850) Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Trade unions were formed during the Industrial Revolution in order to _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is considered to be a contributing factor in the Agricultural Revolution?

Question 3 3. Which of the following was NOT a reason that the first Industrial Revolution began in Great Britain?

Question 4 4. During the 18th century, which European country had the most advanced agriculture?

Question 5 5. Marx believed that under capitalism workers would become poorer and poorer and experience alienation as they became more and more distanced from the control of their work. What did he believe was inevitable?

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Question 6 6. Why was the development of interchangeable parts so important?

Question 7 7. What was needed to spark the market revolution in America during the 19th century?

Question 8 8. How did Eli Whitney's cotton gin revolutionize American agriculture ?

Question 9 9. According to Malthus, unregulated population growth would lead to which of the following conclusions?

Question 10 10. How did the 18th century agricultural revolution affect European society?

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Question 11 11. While there is debate over the specifics of the timeframe, the Industrial Revolution took place in:

Question 12 12. Capitalism and socialism are both forms of what type of system?

Question 13 13. The spinning jenny was considered as a revolutionary invention because _____.

Question 14 14. What was an unintended consequence of the Embargo of 1807?

Question 15 15. Karl Marx met Friedrich Engels and then later wrote which of the following documents with him?

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Question 16 16. How did the Agricultural Revolution of the eighteenth century contribute to the first Industrial Revolution in Britain?

Question 17 17. Mark and Tom are having a discussion about how the market should ideally function. Mark believes that the government should always step in and have a firm control over the entire process. Tom believes that the market should regulate itself, with barely any government intervention. Why is Tom's view closer to the liberal viewpoint?

Question 18 18. Which of the following best applies the policies of Adam Smith to a modern economy?

Question 19 19. Who illegally supplied American factories with British textile machine technology?

Question 20 20. In what major way did the workers find the factory system different from farming?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following best applies the principles of David Ricardo to a modern economy?

Question 22 22. How did the poor working and living conditions impact political ideology during the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries?

Question 23 23. How did the factory system impact the U.S.economy?

Question 24 24. Socialists argued that _____, rather than competition, should underpin the economic system.

Question 25 25. The main focus of Karl Marx's work was on which of the following social elements?

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Question 26 26. Before the invention of the locomotive in 1804, railroads were being used which originated from _____.

Question 27 27. To Marx, the wealthy or capitalists were known as the _____

Question 28 28. Which mode of transportation eventually surpassed canals during the first Industrial Revolution?

Question 29 29. What innovation was brought in the spinning jenny by Richard Arkwright?

Question 30 30. What did George Stephenson invent in 1829?

Prentice Hall World History Chapter 7: The Industrial Revolution Begins (1750-1850) Chapter Exam Instructions

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