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*Modern World History

*Group Project: Yo Quiero: *Industrial Revolution *Capitalism - Socialism Communism *Economic Systems and Principles


Task: Create a descriptive packet for each of the economic responses to problems caused by Englands Industrial Revolution in the 1700s.
*The packets will demonstrate your understanding of: Capitalism, Communism and Socialism. Information can be found in the textbook, your notes, handouts and other reference sources. Consult with your group members on any information, illustrations, etc., that you use in each packet. Your group must finish one packet before starting the next. Packets Include: 1. Title Page: Name of the Economic System, Goal in the Voice Bubble, Explanation/definition of the System, Creativity must reflect the topic and details. 2. Dialogue Page: Develop a believable situation where characters discuss the particular Economic System. Create a dialogue using the voice bubbles. All academic vocabulary must be used appropriately and highlighted in the conversations. (You may add voice bubbles and other characters as need ) 3. Illustration Page: Create colorful illustrations &/or graphics/symbols to visually express the main ideas. Include positive and negative features & ideas related to Economist(s) associated with the theory. Label. Green paper = CapitalismYellow paper = Socialism Pink paper = Communism Goal: Analyze the economic responses to the Industrial Revolution.

Objectives: Explain and write a description of each of the economic systems. Use the academic vocabulary appropriately written and orally. Create packets demonstrating your understanding of Communism, Capitalism, and Socialism. (Understanding is extremely important because the economic systems relate to the content throughout the school year.) UNDERSTANDING IS IMPERATIVE!!!!!!!!!!




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A = 14 - 15

All pages are complete, correct, creative and colorful: Title Page, Dialogue Page, and Illustration Page. There are no significant errors. The Project demonstrates superior understanding of the economic system while using appropriate academic/content vocabulary. All pages are complete, correct, creative and colorful with very few errors. The Project demonstrates above average understanding of the economic system while using appropriate academic/content vocabulary. All pages are included. Some directions were not followed completely. The Project demonstrates average understanding of the economic system while using some academic/content vocabulary. Some essential information is missing. There are many significant errors. Directions were not followed completely. Demonstrates limited understanding of the material and very poor quality of work. Project is incomplete. Directions were not followed. Demonstrates little if any understanding and a severe lack of effort.

B = 12 - 13

C = 11

D = 9 - 10


Modern World History Industrial Revolution Exam Questions 1. The Industrial Revolution began in which of the following countries? a. France b. Great Britain c. Spain d. Germany 2. All of the following are natural resources that Great Britain possessed during the Industrial Revolution EXCEPT: a. Coal b. Iron Ore c. Fertile Land d. Gold 3. Which of the following was NOT one of the factors needed for an Industrial Revolution to take place? a. Transportation b. Natural Resources c. Entrepreneurs d. Natural Rights 4. The Enclosure Movement in Great Britain led to a. Increased agricultural production b. Poor farmers losing land c. Farmers moving to the city to find work d. All of the above 5. The first efficient steam engine was developed by a. Eli Whitney b. James Watt c. George Stephenson d. Jethro Tull 6. Henry Bessemer discovered a process for producing a. Cotton thread b. Electricity c. Steel d. Radio Waves 7. Which of the following is NOT true about the Industrial Revolution? a. Rural to Urban b. Human to Machine c. Domestic to Factory d. Industrial to Agricultural

8. Workers in the domestic system/cottage industry worked a. In factories b. At home c. As slaves d. Coal Mining 9. How did urbanization affect British life during the Industrial Revolution? a. It prompted many people to leave the cities and move to rural areas b. It led to overcrowding and health problems in many cities c. It made the available labor force smaller d. It led to an increase in wages 10. Which of the following books was written by Karl Marx? a. Hard Times b. Wealth of Nations c. Common Sense d. Communist Manifesto 11. An entrepreneur is a a. Politician b. Laborer c. Business owner d. Clergyman 12. Why did the Industrial Revolution begin in Great Britain begin in Great Britain? a. A labor shortage made machines necessary b. Agriculture could not feed the growing population c. Britain had an abundance of labor, capital and resources d. The British government adopted the Mercantile system 13. All of the following were part of the agricultural revolution EXCEPT a. Crop Rotation b. Seed Drill c. Enclosures d. Factory System 14. Laissez-Faire is the principle that a. Government should regulate business in overseas colonies b. Government should leave business alone c. Workers should share the profits of business d. Workers should not be allowed to strike 15. Which of following was a reform made during the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain? a. Slavery was abolished b. Women were given the right to vote c. Equal pay for men and women d. Landlord were forced to give back land

16. Which of the following did not result in an increase in labor supply for the factories in Great Britain? a. Population Increase b. Enclosure Movement c. Agricultural Revolution d. Experimental Breeding 17. Which of the following is an example of capital? a. London b. Eli Whitneys cotton gin and machines c. Rivers and oceans d. Factory Workers 18. Which of following is not an industrial city during the Industrial Revolution? a. Paris b. Manchester c. Leeds d. Birmingham 19. Collective Bargaining Agreements are between: a. Workers and Workers b. Owners and Workers c. Owners and Owners d. Children and Parents 20. When the chief means of production such as factories, mines, and railroads are privately owned, it is called: a. Socialism b. Utopia c. Capitalism d. Communism 21. Which economist believed that the society would run best under a free-enterprise system? a. Ricardo b. Smith c. Marx d. Owen 22. According to Karl Marx, all conflicts through out history have been a result of: a. Racism b. Political Problems c. Competing Empires d. Class Conflicts 23. The term Karl Marx used to describe wage-earning laborers was: a. Proletariat b. Bourgeoisie c. Capitalist d. Communist

24. Marx described this as a form of complete socialism. a. Communism b. Laissez-Faire c. Utopia d. Capitalism 25. The goal of socialism is a. For all people to have private property b. For the government to control the people c. For all people to be equal d. For civilization to be free from governmental oppression 26. Children were used for jobs in factories because: a. They were stronger than the women b. They worked harder than the everyone else c. They were a cheap form of labor d. They needed jobs during summer vacation 27. Romanticism was a movement in art. Romantic art displays: a. Realistic scenes in daily life b. Thoughts and feelings c. Straight lines and forms d. Abstract thoughts 28. Realism was a movement in art and ideas. Realist art displays: a. Realistic scenes in daily life b. Thoughts and feelings c. Straight lines and forms d. abstract thoughts 29. Charles Dickens novel Hard Times is an example of social criticism because he wrote about: a. Farming b. The Slave Trade c. Mercantilism d. The conditions of the working class

Read the following the following outline of the Factory Act to help answer questions 30-32. In 1833 the Government passed a Factory Act to improve conditions for children working in factories. Young children were working very long hours in workplaces where conditions were often terrible. The basic act was as follows: No child workers under 9 years of age
Employers must have a medical or age certificate for child workers Children between the ages of 9-13 to work no more than 9 hours a day Children between 13-18 to work no more than 12 hours a day Children are not to work at night Two hours schooling each day for children Four factory inspectors appointed to enforce the law throughout the whole of the country.

30. Why did the government pass the factory act? a. To improve working conditions for children working in factories b. To benefit factory owners c. To allow children to work more hours each week d. To keep factories from becoming overcrowded. 31. According to the Factory Act, how many hours a day could a child of 15 years of age work? a. 9-13 hours b. 8 hours c. 13-18 hours d. 12 hours 32. According to the passage, which of the following is not true about the Factory Act? a. Employers must have a medical or age certificate for child workers b. Children are not to work at night c. Children under 9 could not work d. Children between the ages of 9-13 had to be paid a minimum wage

USE THE MAP TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS: 33. Each triangle on the map represents: a. A coal field b. An iron ore field c. Farms d. A textile center 34. In what area of England are there both concentrations of textile centers and natural resources? a. Northern b. Southern c. Central d. It is the same all over 35. Most of the early textile centers were located a. At or above sea level b. Near sources of lumber c. Near a source of energy d. On or near a major railroad line