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  • Question 1
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    Q. The Industrial Revolution describes a time when
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    people rejected socialism and began calling for capitalism.
    people began to use the scientific method to find answers to their questions.
    work done by machines in factories replaced work done by hand.
    industrialized nations created overseas colonies.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Crop rotation and the enclosure movement were important because
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    nations began looking to colonize in Africa and Asia.
    farming became profitable and large numbers of people moved away from cities.
    the increase in food increased the number of people who could work in factories.
    these changes led to massive starvation and a population decline in Europe.
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of the following DECREASED as an early result of the Industrial Revolution?
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    the life expectancy of the average worker
    the size of the middle class
    the length of the average work day for factory workers
  • Question 4
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    Q. Why was England the leader in industry during the early years of the Industrial Revolution?
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    England produced more cotton and had more workers than any other country in the world.
    England directly bordered France, Spain, and Russia which made trade easy.
    England had a socialist government which paid all workers the same wage.
    England first invented factory machines and had a monopoly of industrial technology.
  • Question 5
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    Q. During the Industrial Revolution, the factory system led to
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    high wages for factory workers.
    mass production of goods.
    large movement of people to rural areas.
    higher prices for manufactured goods.
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following is true of the Industrial Revolution?
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    The industrial revolution helped bring an end to slavery in America.
    The industrial revolution first began in France.
    The first industry to use machines and factories was textiles.  
    By the end of the industrial revolution, most factories were powered by rivers.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which of the following best explains the impact of railroads during the Industrial Revolution?
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    Railroads were so slow and expensive that automobiles quickly replaced them.
    Railroads increased transportation costs led to a decline in factory output.
    Railroads were expensive and cost factory owners more money.
    Railroads increased the need for coal, steel, and steam engine production.
  • Question 8
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    Q. Which of the following people is CORRECTLY matched to his invention?
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    Henry Bessemer --> steamboat
    James Watt --> steam engine
    Eli Whitney --> cheap steel-making
    Robert Fulton --> cotton gin
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which of the following is true about the Industrial Revolution?
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    The Industrial Revolution began first in Germany, then spread to England.
    Living conditions for urban factory workers were typically better than those of rural farmers.
    Children and women rarely worked in factories because these jobs were reserved for men.
    The number of unskilled workers in factories increased.  
  • Question 10
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    Q. All of the following countries became industrialized by the end of the 19th century EXCEPT:
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    United States
  • Question 11
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    Q.  What is the era is most likely cause of the population growth?
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    Social Darwinism
  • Question 12
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    Q. In the late 1800s, one response of workers in England to unsafe working conditions was to
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    form labor unions.
    move away from cities.
    change jobs frequently.
    take control of the government.
  • Question 13
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    Q. Socialism is an economic system in which
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    individuals and corporations own the factories while the government plays a minimal role in  the economy.
    the government controls all factories, farms, and transportation and distributes jobs.
    society is unequal because of the large gap between the rich and poor.
    the laissez-faire principle is applied to the economy.
  • Question 14
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    Q. A major similarity between socialism and communism is both economic models emphasize:
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    the importance of free enterprise and the desire for profits.
    the importance of laissez-faire economics.
    a minimal role of the government in the economy.
    a society without classes in which all citizens are equal.
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