Flashcards in Chapter 16 Deck (25):
Most of the worlds population lives in
The first industrial revolution
Was confined to Europe, US, Canada Australia, New Zealand and Japan until the mid-20th century.
Compared to 1870, the average worker today in the US, Brtain, France, Germany, and Japan works about
1000 less hours a year
Thomas Robert Malthus said that
The population doubled every 25 years
T or F
About 16% of our GDP goes toward health care.
The industrial revolution began around the year
India and China are
Mass production of automobiles, electronic machinery, and steel was a feature of the -------- phase of the industrial revolution.
Each of the following, except ----- slowed our rate of economics growth in the 1970s and early 1980s.
Research and development spending
One of the basic innovations of the first page of the industrial revolution was
The Malthsusian theory appears to be coming true in
The age of mass consumption truly began around
The nation whose workers work more hours per year than any other industrial nation is
Which is the most accurate statement?
Americans work more hours than citizens of virtually every other developed country.
The theory of population of ----- predicted that the worlds population would increase faster than the food supply.
Thomas Robert Malthus
In which countries of the world has the Malthus's prediction come closest to being true?
The less developed countries.
The Malthusian theory said that the population tended to grow Ina ----- progression, while the food supply tended to grow Ina ----- progression.
Geometric and Arithmetic
Which is true about US workers?
D. None are true
During a year the average American worker puts in about ------- hours on the job.
Each of the following has lowered our rate of economic growth except
The age of mass production, which began in the United States during the early years of the 2 century, was the -------- phase of the Industrial Revolution.
The second phase of the Industrial Revolution
Started in America in the 1920s with the mass production of cars and electrical machinery.
Brazil should be classified as a
According to the Malthsusian population theory
The worlds population tends to grow geometrically