Prior to factories, goods were produced at home in a system known as...
the Domestic System
Which condition is most necessary to the process of industrialization in a society?
An availability of investment capital.
In the manufacture of Woollens, the Scribbling Mill, the Spinning Frame, and the Fly Shuttle, have reduced manual labour nearly one-third, and each of them at its first introduction carried an alarm to the work people, yet each has contributed to advance the wages and to increase the trade, so that if an attempt was now made to deprive us of the use of them, there is no doubt, but every person engaged in the business, would exert himself to defend them..."- Letter from Leeds Cloth Merchants, 1791The passage above reveals different viewpoints associated with...
the Industrial Revolution
Which statement best describes how changes in agriculture supported the early Industrial Revolution?
The enclosure movement created a large class of unemployed agricultural workers
What is the main reason the factory system emerged in the British textile industry?
The factory system allowed more cloth to be produced at a lower cost
Which of the following was NOT one factor that allowed Britain to industrialize first?
A strong army
A.____________________1. Europeans sought new markets for their goods2. Many Europeans migrated to the cities in search of jobs3. European middle class gained political powerWhich of the following would be complete the partial outline provided above?
Based on the resource map above, which city would have been most likely to emerge as a major center of steel production?
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Why was the industrialization of Belgium (and the United States?) significant?
It broke Britain's monopoly on industrial technology and allowed the Industrial Revolution to spread to other countries
Speaker A: If the rate of population growth continues to exceed the growth of the food supply, there will not be enough food for all of the people.Speaker B: There are people who are wealthy and people who are poor. This is just how things are.Speaker C: History if the story of class struggle. Eventually, the working class will rise up and revolt against the wealthy.Speaker D: The government should do what is best for most of the people.Which of the above statements best represents the views of Adam Smith?
A main idea of Karl Marx and Friederich Engles' Communist Manifesto is that the proletariat...
must united to overthrow the capitalist class
A major result of the Industrial Revolution was the...
concentration of workers in urban areas
Which of the following groups of people made up the majority of the new Industrial Middle Class?
Factory managers and professionals
Which statement best reflects the values of the social gospel movement?
Feed the hungry and comfort the sick.
Which of the following accurately describes how social classes changed during the Industrial Revolution?
Entrepreneurs invested in factories while displaced peasants and small farmers looked for new work joining the working class in cities
In Laissez-Faire economics, the government...
leaves the economy alone under the belief that free markets will regulate themselves
These were originally formed to unite workers in opposition against the working conditions of factories
Truly, this earth is a trophy cup for the industrious man. And this rightly so, in the service of natural selection. He who does not possess the force to secure his Lebensraum (territory or space) in this world, and, if necessary, to enlarge it, does not deserve to possess the necessities of life. He must step aside and allow stronger peoples to pass him by." -Adolf HitlerThe above quote from a twentieth-century dictator reflects the values and beliefs of what theory emerged during the Industrial Age?
Which statement best summarizes the 1908 quote from Emmeline Pankhurst below?"We have been driven to the conclusion that only through legislation can any improvement be effected, and that that legislation can never be effected until we have the same power as men have to bring pressure to bear upon our representatives and upon governments to give us the necessary legislation... We are not here because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers.
Women must have the vote in order to win improvement in their lives
A country is not merely a geographic territory. A country is also the idea given birth by the geographic territory. A country is a sense of love that unites, as one, all the sons and daughters of that geographic territory..."--World History: A Story of ProgressThe quotation above supports the idea of...
Which statement correctly identifies one aspect of Realpolitik?
Power is more important than principles
Which event marked the official reunification of Italy?
The withdrawal of French troops from Rome in 1870
The industrialization of Germany between 1871 and 1914 was aided by...
ample iron and coal resources
Which sentence below supports the conclusion that William II was a German nationalist?
He launched a campaign to expand the navy and the German empire overseas