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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 9 :: Industrialization by kreig
Who built the first paddle-wheeled steamboat?
  1. Henry Ford
  2. Robert Fulton
  3. James Watt
  4. Robert Owen
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 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 9 :: Industrialization by kreig
Who discovered the first radio active element, radium?
  1. Emmeline Pankhurst
  2. Betsy Ross
  3. Claude Monet
  4. Marie Curie
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
The workers at Lowell, Massachusetts, were mostly
  1. women
  2. inventors
  3. German immigrants
  4. enslaved African Americans
Grade 11 :: Industrialization by bfox2744
This character encouraged women to take factory jobs outside of the home for the first time in United States history.
  1. Lauren the Lady
  2. Maggie the Magnificent
  3. Oprah
  4. Rosie the Riveter
  5. None of the above
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
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 5 :: Industrialization by adhicks21
Grade 11 :: Industrialization by lexiethedon
Entrepreneurs began this revolution by developing machines to perform the work that had once been done by hand
  1. American Revolution
  2. Industrial Revolution
  3. The Glorious Revolution
  4. French Revolution
Grade 5 :: Industrialization by saluquis
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