World Economies in the 1700s: Trends, Factors & Characteristics


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Which of the following BEST describes the population level 18th-century Western Europe?

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1. Which of the following did NOT contribute to the population growth of the 18th century?

2. Why was The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith so important at the end of the eighteenth century?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will display your understanding of worldwide economies in the 18th century. Topics you'll need to know to do well on the quiz include the population in Western Europe and early industrialization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The country where early industrialization took shape
  • Trade and wealth in Western Europe
  • The author of The Wealth of Nations
  • What contributed to the population growth in the 18th century

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained on The Wealth of Nations
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about economic changes in the 1700s
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as early industrialization

Additional Learning

To discover more about this area, review the accompanying lesson on World Economies in the 18th Century. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the Industrial Revolution
  • Discusses the Agricultural Revolution
  • Explains the trade shifts that happened
  • Covers the The Wealth of Nations