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The agricultural changes which took place in England during the 1600s contributed to England’s later industrial development by
a) strengthening the importance of the family farm.
b) breaking large estates into smaller farms.
c) encouraging city dwellers to return to farming.
d) producing more food with fewer workers

Louis Pasteur’s research into germ theory in the nineteenth century is significant because it
a) created safety standards for machine workers.
b) led to techniques that increase crop production.
c) identified the importance of vitamins to nutrition.
d) proved that cleanliness helps to prevent infections.

The streets were hot and dusty on the summer day. Stokers emerged from low underground doorways into factory yards...There was a stifling smell of hot oil everywhere. The steam-engines shone with it' - What time period does this symbolize?
a) Industrial Revolution.
b) Great Awakening.
c) French Revolution.
d) Enlightenment.

What historical trend was most responsible for the change in Birmingham’s population from 50,000 in 1801 to 250,000 in 1851?
a) immigration from the colonies
b) industrial growth
c) improvements in urban health care
d) famine in rural areas

In the nineteenth century, labor unions developed mostly in response to
a) increasing unemployment.
b) government ownership of businesses.
c) wages and working conditions.
d) racial and gender discrimination.

To increase production output during the Industrial Revolution, businesses primarily invested in
a) workers’ wages.
b) machinery
c) training.
d) marketing.

In the mid-1700s, how did trade contribute to the early growth of an industrial economy in Great Britain?
a) It allowed the British to educate their workforce.
b) It provided funds to pay high wages to the new labor class
c) It enabled British merchants to hire skilled foreign laborers.
d) It gave British entrepreneurs the capital needed to open new factories.

The American Civil War decreased Europe’s supply of cotton from the American South. What did the Europeans do to maintain the flow of this natural resource for their textile industries?
a) European factory owners agreed to pay a higher price for American cotton.
b) European factory owners supported abolition of slavery to end the Civil War.
c) European factory owners turned to Egypt and India as new sources of cotton.
d) European governments intervened militarily to force the resumption of the trade in cotton.

The social criticism of Charles Dickens’s novels Hard Times and David Copperfi eld was a response to conditions brought about by
a) colonial confl icts.
b) industrialization.
c) unionization.
d) parliamentary reforms.

Which condition is most necessary to the process of industrialization in a society?
a) dependence on subsistence agriculture
b) creation of a one-crop economy
c) availability of investment capital
d) capture of foreign lands

A main idea of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engles’ Communist Manifesto is that the proletariat (industrial workers)
a) would need foreign help to achieve its revolutionary ends
b) had to cooperate with the capitalists to gain economic rewards
c) should allow the capitalists to control the means of production
d) must unite to overthrow the capitalist class

“The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains…Workers of the world, unite!” This statement was made in response to conditions resulting from the
a) Protestant Reformation
b) Counter-Reformation
c) Commercial Revolution
d) Industrial Revolution

Which of the following revolutions directly led the to Industrial Revolution?
a) Agricultural
b) Scientific
c) French
d) American

Before a nation can begin to industrialize, that nation must first develop
a) a democratic government
b) a rigid class structure
c) a strong religious foundation
d) an adequate food supply

A major result of the Industrial Revolution was the
a) concentration of workers in urban areas
b) increased desire of the wealthy class to share its power
c) formation of powerful craft guilds
d) control of agricultural production by governments

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