The quiz will examine the onset of industrialization and its impact on the production and trade of goods. Questions will cover the developments in transportation and communication that allowed the growth of trade, as well as how industrialization led to the creation of transoceanic empires. Some questions will assess the influence of imperialism on state development.
The Industrial Revolution began in Textile.
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, most Europeans worked on the domestic system, which can best be described as___.
A labor-intensive production system where workers made cloth at home and middlemen sold it
A labor-intensive production system where middlemen organized large groups of workers to make weapons in an assembly-line fashion
A system where families created all the goods they needed at home
A production system where workers had no opportunity to control their working schedules
The British were able to dominate the industrial world by all of the following methods except,
Developing the assembly-line system
Drawing on raw materials in India and North America to manufacture at home
Using the steam engine for transportation and generation of power
Exploiting local coal resources to power factories
As a result of the Berlin Conference in 1884,
Monarchs agreed to stop competing for colonies
Germany emerged as the dominant European power
Africa was divided up for European colonization
France and Germany formed a political alliance
A sphere of influence is best defined as an area in which an imperial power sets up business and military networks.
When Muhammed Ali seized control of Egypt in 1805, he quickly modernized by,
Industrializing and focusing agricultural production on cotton
Promoting Western culture among all Egyptians
Expelling British power and installing a democracy
Making Islam the dominant religion in Egypt
As a result of the Russo-Japanese War in 1904, Japan opened itself to Western influences.
Family dynamics changed as a result of the Industrial Revolution in all of the following ways except,
Families no longer controlled their own schedules
Women became much stronger members of the home due to their economic contributions
Women and children joined the work force in great numbers
Work no longer took place at home