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Which of the following is NOT true of child labor during the early Industrial Revolution?
a) Many families need children to work to help with expenses.
b) Children worked in factories, brickyards and coal mines.
c) Wages for children were about 10% of adult wages
d) Many children worked alongside their families in factories.

Which of the following is true about the Industrial Revolution?
a) Most working class women worked in textile factories or as domestic servants
b) Working class neighborhoods and apartments were safe and well built
c) Factory women gained equal rights including equal pay to men’s pay
d) The factory system gave working class mothers more time to spend with their kids

Which of the following groups earned on average 10% of what a male factory worker was paid?
a) Women
b) Children
c) Immigrants
d) Slaves

One impact of the railroad was
a) Slowed travel times between cities
b) Trains were expensive and cost factory owners more money
c) Railroad construction motivated other industries like iron and coal
d) Trains slowed down urbanization because more people moved to farms

Who invented the steam engine?
a) Robert Fulton
b) Henry Bessemer
c) Thomas Edison
d) James Watt

All of the following were reasons the Industrial Revolution began in England EXCEPT:
a) It had large deposits of iron and coal
b) England had lots of colonies to supply raw materials
c) England had lots of banks to invest in new factories
d) The English government did not have strict laws to protect patents

Using machines to mass produce goods is called the
a) Agricultural Revolution
b) Capitalist system
c) Cottage industry
d) Factory system

Which of the following is true of the Industrial Revolution
a) The industrial revolution first began in France
b) The first industry to use machines and factories was textiles
c) By the end of the industrial revolution, most factories were powered by rivers
d) The industrial revolution helped bring an end to slavery in America

What was one result of the Agricultural Revolution?
a) An increase in the number of people living on farms
b) The number of potential factory workers declined
c) More food led to an increase in population
d) European nations began fighting each other in order to gain new lands

Which of the following was NOT a new idea of the Agricultural Revolution?
a) Using scientific farming like crop rotation
b) Leaving one field empty to replenish the soil (called the three-field system)
c) Using new technology like the seed drill
d) Building fences to protect large farms (called the enclosure movement)

Which of the following is NOT something new as a result of the factory system?
a) Mass production of goods
b) Urbanization
c) Terrible working conditions
d) New economic ideas like capitalism

With which of the following is Karl Marx most closely associated?
a) Socialism
b) Communism
c) Utilitarianism
d) Trade unionism

In communism, who owns all property and means of production? Think of Karl Marx.
a) the government
b) the individual
c) the people (workers)
d) the church

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