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U5F3 12.1/12.2/14.1 Quiz

Quiz by BRIAN BECKLER

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  • Q1
    Why were changes needed to American manufacturing in the mid 1700's?
    African American workers were going on strike
    England cut off trade and demand was high
    America was producing too much and a reduction was necessary
    too many immigrant worked were injuring themselves in factories
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  • Q2
    Some changes in manufacturing during the mid 1700's were....
    young women were now welcome to work in some factories
    interchangeable parts helped speed up the process
    Families began working together in factories
    All answers are correct
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  • Q3
    Albert Gallatin, Secretary of Treasury 1810, suggest this was the reason why there were so few factories in the U.S....
    England supplied all of our textile goods
    there was no need for factories in the U.S.
    there was a large abundance of land and farming opportunities
    The population of the U.S. was declining dramatically during his time
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  • Q4
    What was unique (different) about Samuel Slater's factory system?
    he did not allow anyone from a foreign country to work in the mills
    he hired entire families to work for him
    he forced his workers to live in other states besides where his factory was located
    he only allowed strong men to become apprentices
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  • Q5
    What best describes Francis Cabot Lowell's system of factory work?
    he hired young unmarried women to work in his factory
    he hired entire families to work in his factories
    he allowed workers to work short hours
    he did all of the factory work himself, his factories required no workers
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  • Q6
    The majority of textile mills were built where?
    next to major seaports
    in the North
    in the South
    out West in newly obtained lands
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  • Q7
    Most textile mills were powered by what?
    immigrant workers who could push and pull
    nuclear energy
    African American slaves
    fast moving streams and rivers
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  • Q8
    Immigrants to American in the 1800's came primarily from which two European countries?
    Japan and Korea
    Germany and Ireland
    England and Scotland
    U.S. and Mexico
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  • Q9
    Starvation, poverty, and a lack of political freedom could be summarized as what?
    pull factors for immigrants
    reasons Americans left for England
    rights declared in the U.S. Constitution
    push factors for individuals wanting to leave their home countries
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  • Q10
    What are 'pull factors' for immigrants wanting to come to America?
    jobs
    all answers are correct
    freedom and equality
    abundant land
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  • Q11
    This photo could represent what type of living structure in the Mid 1800's?
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    luxury hotel
    tenements
    apartments
    condos
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  • Q12
    Nativists opposed immigration. Why?
    it could upset the balance between free and slave states
    worried they would take our jobs
    because our border wall was failing
    afraid of people from foreign countries
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  • Q13
    This advertisement would best fit which factory system?
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    Lowell System
    Immigrant System
    Know-Nothing System
    Slater System
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  • Q14
    Using the idea of interchangeable parts, who told the federal government they could build 10,000 muskets in two years?
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    Sarah G. Bagley
    Richard Arkwright
    Eli Whitney
    Samuel Slater
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