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Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
The term mass production is best defined as the
  1. rapid manufacture of a large number of identical objects.
  2. ability to carefully produce intricate objects one at a time.
  3. tendency to create poor quality goods because of high demand.
  4. practice of making only products that would have many buyers.
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
In the 1800s, which of the following was NOT a problem that most growing American cities faced?
  1. the spread of disease
  2. few job opportunities
  3. a lack of clean drinking water
  4. the threat of citywide fires
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
What effect did the invention of the cotton gin have on the slave trade in the South?
  1. It led to the founding of antislavery organizations.
  2. Planters used more slave labor.
  3. Cotton growers depended less on the slave system.
  4. The cotton gin had very little lasting impact.
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
Why did people in the North and the South have such different views about slavery?
  1. The South's economy depended on slavery, while the economy of the North did not.
  2. Most people in the South believed slavery was morally wrong.
  3. Northerners thought slavery was destroying the economy.
  4. Southerners believed slavery should be eliminated gradually, while northerners thought it should be abolished all at once.
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by adhicks21
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
Which invention improved travel by water in the early 1800s?
  1. turnpike
  2. spinning jenny
  3. water frame
  4. steamboat
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by adhicks21
Choose the four ways that America improved during the Industrial Revolution. (choose 4)
  1. transportation
  2. agriculture
  3. finance
  4. industry
  5. computers
  6. communications
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by adhicks21
When did the Industrial Revolution take place?
  1. during the Civil War
  2. from the Civil War to the early 1900s
  3. in the 17th century
  4. in the 1950s and 60s
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
Besides the cotton gin, which of the following items did Eli Whitney also invent?
  1. interchangeable parts
  2. telegraph
  3. steam engine
  4. musket
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
Who might have complained about competition with the railroads?
  1. factory owners
  2. telegraph users
  3. canal investors
  4. western farmers
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
The workers at Lowell, Massachusetts, were mostly
  1. women
  2. inventors
  3. German immigrants
  4. enslaved African Americans
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by adhicks21
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by saluquis
Grade 8 :: Industrialization by billycamps
Which of the following were all cotton-producing states?
  1. New York, New Jersey, Maine, Ohio
  2. Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana
  3. Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Connecticut
  4. Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Vermont
Grade 10 :: Industrialization by kevakc
Many of the business trusts created in the late 1800s were eventually declared illegal primarily because they
  1. eliminated competition by forming monopolies
  2. combined companies that manufactured different products
  3. donated large sums of money to political candidates
  4. allowed children to work under unsafe conditions
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