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21 Cards in this Set

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This was an improvement in city living in the nineteenth century
Public Sewage
What did the women's suffrage movement work to do?
Get women the right to vote
In the nineteenth century cities, what did the poor live in?
tenements near the factories
Closely linked to labor reform:
What did the industrialization in the textile industry result in?
the establishment of factories
Hwo did factory work differ from farm work?
factory work was unvarying
What was the main reason that employers preferred women workers to men?
employers were able to pay women less than men
What was one reason that parents accepted child labor?
they needed the additional money
What response did protesters meet in the 1700 and 1800s?
harsh repression
What movement gave working-class people some comfort
How did the middle class view the poor during the Industrial Revolution?
they believed the poor were responsible for their own misery
Who was the prophet of laissez-faire economics?
Adam Smith
Why did Thomas Malthus urge families to have fewer children?
he believed that the population would outpace the food supply
According to Ricardo, what did higher wages ultimately lead to?
lower wages
Which groups worked to refrom many aspects of society without altering it radically?
the utilitarians
Why did Carl Marx condemn ideas of the Utopians?
he believed they were unrealistic
What did Marx believe created poverty for many people?
Which of the following helped British farmers increase food production in the 1700s?
improved farm machinery
Which of the following was the most important source of power for the early Industrial Revolution?
the steam engine
What was one way that the agricultural revolution contributed to the Industrial Revolution?
it triggered a population explosion
Whose philosophy was it that the goal of society should be “the greatest happiness for the greatest number” of its citizens
the utilitarians