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Political & Economic Reform in 19th-century Britain

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How did the Corn Laws cause economic harm to the lower British social classes?

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1. Which of the following individuals would have benefited MOST from the 1833 Factory Act?

2. Why was the 1832 Reform Act an important step in modifying the electorate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of political and economic reforms in 19th-century Britain. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include tariffs on selected imports.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on key terms, including:

  • Economic tariffs designed to protect British industries
  • Measure that was created to make inroads into stemming the exploitation of child labor
  • 1832 Reform Act

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on political and economic reforms in 19th-century Britain
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cause of many of the era's social problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the working ages of children

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson Political & Economic Reform in 19th-century Britain. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize the impact of the Industrial Revolution on Britain
  • Know the conditions faced by factory workers and city dwellers
  • Identify the key social and labor reforms of the era
  • Understand the effect of specific political and economic reforms
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