Last Modified: 2011-12-12
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What is the relationship between men and women's pay?
The women earned less than half of what the men earned.
What did the Agricultural Revolution contribute to the Industrial Revolution?
Crop yield increased, enough food available for people in cities, wool yield increased
When was the "Little Ice Age"?
What did the Utopians and the Marxists believe?
What were the Zones of Industrialization on the European Continent?
Northeast France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Western German States, Northern Italy, East Germany, and Saxony.
What or who are the Luddites?
Those against the new inventions of the industrial revolution.
Were there any child labor laws?
Not necessarily, child labor was used quite often and there were no health, safety, or payment regulations.
What was the 19C Bourgeoisie referred as?
The Industrial Nouveau Riche
What were some mine and forge techniques?
Puddling, Hot Blast, Bessemer Process
What is one brand today that uses child labor?
What was the new economic theory?
What was the Factory System?
Rigid schedule, 12-14 hour days, dangerous conditions, mind-numbing monotony.
How did Rail Roads help the Industrial Revolution?
Trade was faster, people could travel more, and goods could go further.
Who was David Ricardo?
Believed in "Iron Law of Wages"
What was the Feudal Common Field System?
Fields were stripped by peasants who were tied to the land.
Who was Thomas Malthus and what did he believe?
He believed population growth will outpace food supply.
What did Jethro Tull's seed drill do?
Made sowing seed more economical and yielded greater amounts of crops
What did the Anti-Corn Law League stand for?
Expansion of employment, lower price of bread, make British agriculture more efficient and productive, promoting international peace.
Who invented the Water Frame?
What was the Industrial air like?
Yellowish smog, also known as "London Fog" was common in English cities based on the burning of coal
What was the benefit of Britain having Raw Materials?
The huge supply of coal and iron made it easy for industrial development.
Were there health and safety regulations for workers?
No. For example, workers who suffered debilitating injuries were simply dismissed with no compensation.
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