Ch 9 Sec 3-4 Quiz

Chapter 9 Section 3-4 Quiz
Regular World History
1 - Because of American inventors like
Samuel Slater and Francis Cabot Lowell,
what type of workers flocked from their
rural homes by the thousands to work in
textile mills in factory towns?
2 - During the last third of the 1800s, the
United States experienced a technological
boom caused, in part, by what?
3 - What term describes a business, like
the railroads, owned by stockholders who
share in its profits but are not personally
responsible for its debt?
4 - Which series of wars between 1789
and 1815 halted European trade,
interrupted communications, caused
inflation, and led to an industrialization
gap between Britain and the rest of
5 - Industrialization led to the overuse of
natural resources, the abuse of the
environment, and spread from Great
Britain to continental Europe to where in
the 1800s?
6 - Most of Europe’s urban areas at least
doubled in population due to the growth
of what system that attracted waves of
jobseekers to cities and towns?
7 - Jobseekers came to the cities from
where and encountered no sanitary
codes, no building codes, and a lack of
adequate housing, education, and police
8 - What term describes an economic
system that helped bring about the
Industrial Revolution by investing in
business ventures with the goal of making
a profit?
9 - What term describes an economic
system where all the factors of
production are owned by the public and
the government actively plans the
economy rather than depending on the
free market to attend to the welfare of all
10 - What is the final phase of Marxism
that is a form of complete socialism
where the factors of production are
owned by the people and all goods and
services are shared equally?
11 - What term describes a voluntary
association that the government initially
saw as a threat to social order and
stability where workers joined together to
press for reforms through collective
bargaining and sometimes striking?
12 - What term describes how
industrialized nations exploited overseas
colonies for their raw materials and
markets for their manufactured goods?
13 - Which country wanted to keep its
secrets of industrialization to itself and
forbade engineers, mechanics, and
toolmakers to leave the country?
14 - The United States remained primarily
an agricultural nation until which event
ended in 1865?