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38 Cards in this Set

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Crop Rotation
Allowed crops to be produced on small areas. More money, more food
Mechanical reapers
farming went faster
Domestic System
YOu make everything you need at homw, many people lived on farms. It was destroyed by the industrail revolution and the enclosure movement.
Adam Smith
capitalist - lassaiz faire
Cotton Gin
helped with cotton picking
Enclosure mov't
rich people pushed poor people off land
James Watt
Steam engine
George Stephanson
steam locomotive
alessandro Volto
Coal Miners
dirty, small, bad pay
middle class could vote
working class could vote
farmers could vote
Catholic Emancipation Act - 1829
Catholics could vote
Australian Ballot - 1872
Could vote in privacy
Benjamin Disaraeli
novelist, prime minester, got rights for english
Education Act of 1870
mandatory public school
Thomas Malthus
don't feed poor cause population grows faster than food supply
things are publicly owned and operated
New Lanark
socialist community. failed. too many rules
Karl Marx
communist, class struggle, haves and have nots
communist manifesto
book by karl Mark about workers to revolut aned get rid of capitalism
Why was marx wrong?
only looked at economics
there is a middle class
gov't does help the poor
factory act
no kids under 9
health and hygiene
led, animal hair, bug remains in food. children were drugged with opium, deadly poison in wallpaper.
Factory pollution
pollution turned water blasck and brown. colleria epidemic, factories had noventilation
textile workers/seamstresses
hrs ; winter 8-11, summer 6-12 people bought clothes in summer; men got paid 2xs as much as women, 20women would aplly for a vacante position
factory accidents
fired if you were late, children didn't grow correctly, worked 14 hours, mutilation
punishment in factories
children beat, forced to walk in factory with a burden, had strict rules
fixed wages
wages don't change
people moved to the city
clock system
public school
brit. liberal party
won out by labor party
unions created according to trade
they investigated slums and factories and then wrote about them
upton siclair
the jungle
reforms in germany
no children in mines or factories, better conditions, social legistlation
do what you want