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Which Supreme Court case about steamboat rights gave the national government more power?
a) Marbury v. Madison
b) McCulloch v. Maryland
c) Brown v. Board of Education
d) Gibbons v. Ogden

Which of the following best describes the lives of factory workers?
a) Employees worked from 9:00 am-5:00 pm.
b) Skilled workers were not a job requirement.
c) Employees were given good, fair wages.
d) The minimum age to work was 14 years old.

The Industrial Revolution began because ___________.
a) Eli Whitney invented interchangeable parts.
b) the invention of the light bulb helped factories stay open longer.
c) handmade goods could no longer meet the demand of the people.
d) Robert Fulton invented the steamboat.

The Industrial Revolution began in the U.S. after __________
a) the War of 1812.
b) the American Revolution.
c) World War I.
d) Mexican War.

The Industrial Revolution began in
a) France
b) Great Britain
c) Spain
d) United States

Early mills were located rear _________
a) water.
b) the West.
c) the desert.
d) railroads.

All of the following are true about life in the mills except:
a) The working conditions were dangerous.
b) The rooms were dirty, stuffy, and hot.
c) Serious injury and death were common in the mills.
d) Workers wore ear protection to silence the noisy machines.

Why was Lowell Mill unique?
a) It employed families.
b) It employed children.
c) It employed girls.
d) It was run solely by machines.

Who created the Rhode Island System?
a) Eli Whitney
b) Samuel Slater
c) Samuel Morse
d) Richard Arkwright

What did coal replace as the primary source of fuel on trains?
a) wood
b) steel
c) petroleum
d) iron

Steamboats and trains were new forms of ___________.
a) communication
b) transportation
c) electricity
d) all of the above

Which process was used to create steel for railroad tracks?
a) hammering process
b) hydrogen process
c) smelting process
d) metamorphosis process

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