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1

Great Britain's rapid population growth in the 18th and 19th century was due mainly to

Widespread resistance to disease and increased food supplies

2

The planting of new crops lead to a second agricultural revolution in Western Europe. In Great Britain, in particular, this led landowners to

Enclosed their lands and forced tenant farmers and sharecroppers off the land

3

As a result of the Industrial Revolution, by the early 18th century,

A consumer economy began emerging in all of Western Europe

4

In comparison to other European nations in the 1790s, the aristocracy in Great Britain

Was generally less powerful and not as centralized

5

Which of the following is an accurate statement of Great Britain in the 18th and early 19th centuries?

In Great Britain more people were involved in production for export, trade, and finance than in any other major country

6

As in Great Britain, most nations on the continent focus their first industrial enterprises on

Cotton cloth

7

Some early industrialists, such as Josiah Wedgwood, mastered the mass production of goods through

The use of division of labor in their factories

8

One important byproduct of Watt's perfection of Newcomen's steam engine was that

It led to an increase in the need for coal miners in Great Britain.

9

The most dramatic environmental changes brought about by the industrial revolution

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10

Which of the following is true of industrial work in the first half of the 19th century?

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11

The idea that government should refrain from interference in business, except to protect private property, is known as

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12

One major impediment to Chinese industrialization in the early 19th century was

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13

Which of the following is true of the industrial revolution?

The distribution of wealth and power generated by the industrial revolution was uneven.