Quiz7,LaslettThompson

Quiz7,LaslettThompson - c) affluent families had more...

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Quiz #7 SS-102 Team F Laslett/Thompson Prof. Susan Lee 1) According to Peter Laslett in The World We Have Lost a) London shoe-makers imported leather from Scotland b) London bakers ran a large household with many workers c) London explorers hoped to find the lost continent of Atlantis d) Wives of 17 th century London tradesmen were often idle. 2) Laslett notes that the main impact industrialization had on working conditions was a) work moved away from a family setting b) workers received increased wages c) workers engaged in long hours of work d) all family members – men, women, and children - worked 3) Laslett points out that the effect of wealth on preindustrial English families like the baker’s was a) affluent families lived separately from their employees b) affluent wives did not have to work
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Unformatted text preview: c) affluent families had more children than poor families d) affluent men and women could postpone marriage 4) Workers did not leave their jobs in Manchester factories, Thompson says, because a) they were loyal to the masters who employed them b) they could not find another job due to blacklisting c) they hoped to gain seniority and higher pay by staying c) they were happy with their working conditions 5) According to Thompson, the living standards of English industrial workers from 1800-1850 a) increased dramatically as their wages rose with industrialization b) improved somewhat in quantities of tea, sugar, meat and soap consumed c) dropped below what they had been in rural England d) resulted in greater contentment and satisfaction at their upward mobility...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course CGS 101 taught by Professor Baublitz during the Fall '08 term at BU.

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