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Industrial Revolution Review

Quiz by Grace Ekwue

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  • Q1
    During the War of 1812, U.S. manufacturing expanded because --
    Congress nullified the tariffs.
    The supply of British goods decreased.
    Exports to England increased.
    The Embargo Act ended.
  • Q2
    During this era, why did more immigrants settle in the North than in the South?
    Northern states were more welcoming to immigrants.
    Southern states had less factories (industrial sectors).
    Citizenship requirements were less strict in the South.
    Northern states were less crowded.
  • Q3
    How did the Erie Canal affect city development?
    Boston became the most crowded city on the East.
    New York City became the busiest seaport in America.
    New Orleans became the largest port in the world.
    Philadelphia became the nation's cultural center.
  • Q4
    New transportation systems, an abundance of laborers, and available of capital are all factors that led to --
    the end of slavery.
    a decrease in agriculture.
    early industrialization in America.
    the growth of labor unions.
  • Q5
    In the mid 1800s, why did the Irish migrate to America?
    threats to overthrow the government
    the potato famine
    massive loss of jobs
    civil war between political parties
  • Q6
    How did railroads affect U.S. businesses?
    Less people traveled to the West.
    They made goods more expensive.
    They opened new markets for supplies.
    More railroad workers lost their jobs,
  • Q7
    During this era, the rural population decreased. This was because --
    More people went to church and joined reforms.
    More people left the cities for quiet farm living.
    more people moved to cities to find jobs.
    Andrew Jackson forced Natives to reservations.
  • Q8
    Which of the following happened during the Industrial Revolution?
    The five-day work week was created.
    Children were banned from working in factories.
    Working conditions improved.
    Producing goods transitioned from homes to factories.
  • Q9
    Eli Whitney's cotton gin increased cotton production. This also increased --
    the demand for slaves in the South.
    the number of tobacco farms in the South.
    the number of textile mills in the South.
    the number of immigrants moving to the South.
  • Q10
    After the War of 1812, more people moved West for economic opportunities. The government built roads and improved transportation to --
    end sectionalism in the United States.
    increase government control of industry.
    prevent new territories from forming.
    promote free enterprise.
  • Q11
    During the Industrial Revolution, sectionalism increased in the U.S. Which of the following is an example these regional differences?
    Mining shifted from western states to southern states.
    Slavery increased in the Northeast.
    Immigrants moved to the Midwest to set up small farms.
    Textile factories increased in the South.
  • Q12
    In the mid-1800s, Chinese immigrants moved to the U.S. because of --
    the gold rush in the West.
    free education in the North.
    free land in the Midwest.
    religious persecution.
  • Q13
    Prices affected by supply and demand, private businesses making profits, and limited government interference ALL describe --
    free enterprise
    cottage industry
  • Q14
    How did Samuel Morse's telegraph affect America's development?
    It increased international mail delivery.
    It helped reduce regional differences.
    It allowed information to be transmitted over a long-distance.
    It allowed good to be produced at a cheaper cost.
  • Q15
    Interchangeable parts led directly to the --
    8-hour work day.
    creation of child labor laws.
    end of the slave trade.
    mass-production process.

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