Western Civ 3-24-08

Western Civ 3-24-08 - Test 4 Chapter 23 P. 651 1. When did...

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Test 4 Chapter 23 P. 651 1. When did the Second Industrial Revolution begin, and how was it different from the first one? 1870 2. In what year did Germany begin to produce twice as much steel as Britain? 1910 Name the electricity-related invention of each of these inventors 3. Thomas Edison - light bulb, phonograph record ( he meant to invent a recording device. To be used to record someone‘s last dying words, famous speeches, and family speeches), movie camera 4. Joseph Swan - electrical improvements 5. Alexander Graham Bell - telephone. He meant to invent a hearing aid. He also meant to invent a device that could be used for music, at concerts. 6. Guglielmo Marconi - radio Nicholas Tessla - radio, glorified wireless telegraph which sent Morse code 7. What invention made the internal combustion engine practical for transportation? Liquid fuels from petroleum 8. Who revolutionized the car industry with the mass production of the Model T? Henry Ford. Gottleib Dimeler (Chrysler) invented the first car. Ford figured out a way to make the car with an assembly line. 9. When did German technical schools begin granting doctoral degrees? 1899 - why? The very first engineers didn’t study at engineering school but learned by doing, and on the job. Once these schools verified this degree the other schools did too. 10. The population of Europe increased from 270 million in 1850 to 460 million in 1910. What medical improvements contributed to this increase? Smallpox vaccination, clean water supplies, pasteurization of milk, better nutrition, better food transportation, higher incomes, more variety in food 11. What was “the woman question” about? The role of the woman in the home/work place. Were women as intelligent as men were? Were they capable of a high school or college education? It wasn’t proper to educate them in math, politics, and science.
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Test 4 12. Who wrote this? Alfred Lord Tennyson Man for the field and woman for the hearth; Man for the sword and for the needle she; Man with the head and woman with the heart; Man to command and woman to obey; All else confusion. 13. List some developments in mass leisure. Group travel, music halls, amusement parks, team sports, theatre 14. For what is Thomas Cook famous? 1 st organized railroad trips for people whom wanted to attend a temperance movement, (a movement to encourage people not to drink) became the first travel agent. 15. What was “the way of British political life”? Parliament was slow to grant reforms, but they always had enough sense to grant them in time to prevent a revolution. 16. What was the Act of Union, and when was it passed? 1801 united the Parliaments of England and Ireland. It meant to be a good thing and give the Irish part rule in England. This didn’t satisfy them so they received home rule 17. What was the home rule, and when did it pass? This gave the Irish their own Parliament but not complete freedom
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Western Civ 3-24-08 - Test 4 Chapter 23 P. 651 1. When did...

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