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What were the long-term effects of Marx and Engels' The Communist Manifesto?
a) Working classes worldwide demanded a dictatorship of the proletariat. b) Marx and Engels' predictions proved correct as economic forces alone ruled society. c) In the 1900s, Marxism inspired revolutionaries such as Russia's Lenin. d) During 1848 and 1849 revolts shook Europe but were suppressed.
What was the main cause of the process of urbanization that occurred in 19th-century Britain and elsewhere in western Europe?
a) poor crop yields b) industrialization c) improved living conditions in cities d) more efficient transportation systems
What was the Industrial Revolution?
a) increased purchases of land by wealthy landowners to cultivate larger fields b) increased output of machine-made goods that began in England during the 18th-century c) a widespread use of teenagers as factory laborers who worked 14 hour days, 6 days a week d) increased populations of urban areas during the 1800s
What was the impact of the steam engine on the production of British goods?
a) It enabled the mining industry to work more efficiently without the need for workers. b) It allowed small ferries to monopolize the transport of raw materials through English canals. c) It launched the railway age that brought the transportation of people and materials to a new level. d) All of these are true.
What was a benefit of the railroad in Britain?
a) It encouraged people to emigrate to other countries. b) It eliminated hundreds of thousands of jobs. c) It displaced England's agricultural and fishing industries. d) It offered cheap transportation for materials and goods.
What was the benefit of being a stockholder in a corporation?
a) complete ownership of branch corporations b) free goods produced by the corporation c) not personally responsible for its debts d) all of these
What is the name for the voluntary associations of workers seeking labor reforms?
a) collective bargaining b) strikes c) unions d) utilitarians
What is the laissez-faire policy?
a) a policy that allowed labor to set working conditions based on votes on issues relevant to their industry b) a policy where labor created a committee to set working standards without interference from industry owners c) a policy that taught owners of industry how to set working conditions based on government standards d) a policy that let owners of industry set working conditions without government interference
What impact did technological advances have on industry?
a) Production of goods was increased. b) Quality of products was decreased. c) Number of factory workers decreased. d) All of the above are true.
What were the three factors of production required to drive the industrial revolution?
a) land, labor, capital b) government, military, colonies c) raw materials, natural resources, man-made goods d) road, railway, and water transport
When the trade union movement began in Britain, the strike was an illegal action taken against
a) child laborers by factory owners. b) union workers by factory owners. c) factory owners by union workers. d) non-union workers by union workers.
Which of the following did NOT improve as a result of the Industrial Revolution?
a) living conditions for the average worker b) educational opportunities c) preservation of the environment d) affordability of consumer goods
Which of the following did NOT improve as an early result of the Industrial Revolution?
a) factory working conditions b) the quality of clothing c) the average person's diet d) transportation
Which of the following did NOT increase as an early result of the Industrial Revolution?
a) urbanization b) the size of the middle class c) the length of the average work day d) the life expectancy of the average worker
Which of the following factors MOST contributed to the shorter life span of those living in cities as opposed to those in the country?
a) long working hours b) illness caused by unhealthy living conditions c) inadequate housing d) excessive garbage
Which of the following is an example of a reform movement?
a) abolition of slavery b) women's rights c) public education d) all of these.
Which of the following statements are true of socialism and communism?
a) Socialism and communism are two words for the same ideology. b) Socialism and communism are two completely different and unrelated ideologies. c) Communism is a form of complete socialism in which the people own all production and property. d) Communism gives control of a country to its people and socialism gives control of industry to the people.
Which of the following was a key idea in the free-market system?
a) protect the nation's industries from foreign competition b) establish minimum wages and maximum working hours c) give government complete control of the means of production d) refuse to interfere in either domestic or international economic matters
Which of the following was a result of the agricultural revolution?
a) Many small farmers became tenant farmers or moved to cities. b) Enclosures became landmarks of wealthy landowners. c) Landowners experimented with new agricultural methods. d) All of the above are true.
Which of the following was NOT a government reform in the 1800s?
a) In England, it became illegal to hire children under the age of nine. b) The Mines Act prevented women and children from working underground. c) The Supreme Court of the United States objected to a federal child labor law. d) The Supreme Court created social security to support retired workers.
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