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unit4multiplechoice - Modern Era 1750-1914 1. Which of the...

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1. Which of the following was not a characteristic of the Industrial Revolution? a) capitalism replaces mercantilism as dominant political philosophy b) mass production of goods due to advancement in machinery c) civilizations replace agriculture with industry d) massive urbanization e) lacked a clear-cut beginning and end 2. Which of the following was not an effect of the Industrial Revolution? a) Western countries hesitant to export industrialization to colonies to maintain dominance of trade b) labor became less-skilled c) empowered people to believe they should have say in the government d) led to reform movements that limited working hours and child labor e) the wealthy middle class left urban areas for the suburbs 3. Which of the following best explains why Britain was able to industrialize first? a) Great Britain had vast deposits of natural energy sources – primarily coal, oil, and nuclear power b) By leaving their fields fallow, Great Britain was able to increase crop production c) life expectancy rose due to improved medical care, nutrition and hygiene d) steam power was invented by James Watt e) Rousseau’s landmark Enlightenment work – The Wealth of Nations – outlined the steps Britain had already taken to industrialize 4. Which of the following was not a key phase of industrialization in Great Britain? a) steam engine use adapted to every economic field b) encouraged the development of vast networks of canals and railroads c) electricity surpasses steam and coal as primary energy source d) Bessemer Process takes impurities from iron allowing for the creation of steel e) Eli Whitney’s invention of interchangeable parts prevented regions from exchanging technology 5. Which of the following was a social effect of the Industrial Revolution? a) birth of the proletariat – owners who control labor b) middle class prevented from owning agriculture c) man becomes part of machine instead of controlling machine d) on the assembly line, independent thought encouraged e) pace of work slows down giving individual workers more control over pace of labor 6. Which of the following best summarizes the reform movements of the Industrial Revolution? a) capitalism should not be checked by government intervention b) reform more possible in Russia than in the United States due to autocratic structure c) parliaments started passing laws that limited hours, child labor and worsened working conditions d) factory owners almost always made changes because they realized a happy, healthy, well-paid work force could be more productive e) the number of people with influence – aristocracy and middle class – increased pressuring the government to act on behalf of the workers 7. Which of the following was not a major global effect of the Industrial Revolution? a) countries with industrial technology had advanced military
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