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Transport Revolution in Great Britain: Definition & Timeline

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Britain's transport revolution was an integral part of what other period in their history?

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1. Which of these was NOT one of the main forms of transportation redesigned or developed in the transport revolution?

2. Which of these transportation systems was the FIRST to be redesigned and improved in Britain's transport revolution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will measure your understanding of the transport revolution in Great Britain. To pass the quiz, you'll need to be familiar with different forms of transportation in Britain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the following will be tested:

  • Period in history in which Britain's transport revolution took place
  • Forms of transportation redesigned in the transport revolution
  • First transport system to be redesigned in Britain
  • System that maintained Britain's road improvements
  • How carts were pulled along railways prior to the steam engine

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the transport revolution in Great Britain
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first transport system to be redesigned in Britain
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about forms of transportation redesigned in the transport revolution and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To gain an even deeper understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Transport Revolution in Great Britain: Definition & Timeline. Here are topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Britain's obsession with steam locomotives
  • Major reforms to road systems in the 1750s
  • The father-son duo of George and Robert Stephenson
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