35 - Expansion And Reform: Technology Changes America, Part 2 Question Preview (ID: 41162)


Gimme A P! Gimme A R! Gimme A ... Ahhh, You Know Where This Is Going By Now.[print questions]

What type of economy developed in the North in the 19th century?
a) agricultural
b) mechanical
c) industrial
d) factorizational

Who used a steam engine to develop the steamboat?
a) Eli Whitney
b) Robert Fulton
c) Cyrus McCormick
d) John Deere

Who was the Virginia farmer who co-invented the mechanical reaper?
a) Cyrus McCormick
b) John Deere
c) Hiram Pitts
d) Robert Fulton

What is the name of Cyrus McCormick's slave who co-invented the mechanical repair?
a) Benjamin Banneker
b) Phyllis Wheatley
c) Crispus Attucks
d) Jo Anderson

Who invented the cotton gin and interchangeable parts?
a) Eli Whitney
b) Jo Anderson
c) Robert Fulton
d) Samuel Colt

The steamboat and the railroad had all of the following effects on American life EXCEPT
a) made travel less expensive
b) made travel faster
c) transport of goods into the western territories decreased
d) transport of goods between Southern farms and Northern factories increased

What term describes the production of goods in large numbers through the use of machinery and assembly lines?
a) manufacturing
b) mass production
c) mechanization
d) networking

What term describes a place in which workers and machines are brought together to produce large quantities of goods?
a) factory
b) production complex
c) developmental center of production of goods to sell
d) chicken farm

What is the term used to describe a person who is the first to think of or make something?
a) entrepreneur
b) inventor
c) mass producer
d) mass consumer

What term describes the process of making a raw material into a finished product; especially in large quantities?
a) factorizing
b) restructuring
c) manufacturing
d) manual production

What term is used to describe a person who organizes resources to bring a new or better good or service to market in hopes of earning a profit?
a) manufacturer
b) industrialist
c) entrepreneur
d) inventor

What 1844 technological advancement invented by Samuel Morse allowed for faster communication over long distances?
a) telegraph
b) revolver
c) steam locomotive
d) steamboat

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