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1 From Rags to Riches By Alex R. and Clark Fisher Next

2 Rules For each box you have 10- 15seconds(depending on the question) to read and answer the question. Click on the box that corresponds to the number you get on the card you pick up. For more extensive rules look at the paper version.

3 Questions 1111 2222 3333 4444 5555 6666 7777 8888 9999 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24

4 Which one of these books depicted the classic life of a poor orphan living in the industrial revolution ? 1.A Tale of Two Cities 2. Oliver Twist 3.The Bible 4.Ye old curiosity shop 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

5 The answer was: Oliver Twist Oliver Twist was written by Charles Dickens to depict the life of an orphaned child. In the book Oliver works with thieves and lives in a poor house. This book depicted the sorrow felt during the industrial revolution by orphans. (move ahead 3 spaces if answered correctly) Back to chart

6 The best way to describe conditions in the workhouses would be: 1. Dark and dry conditions with long hours. 2. Damp and noisy places, where people worked long shifts 3. Peaceful and idyllic places, where bosses worked along with the employees. 4. Very cold, small work areas in which people could only work for about 5 hours a day 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

7 The answer is: Damp and noisy places, where people worked long shifts While these workhouses were terrible places to work, they were not dark. Bosses would use the new invention of light bulbs to have the workers work into the night. (if answered correctly, move ahead 4 spaces) Back to chart

8 In the earlier years of the industrial revolution, strikes were: 1. Encouraged 2. Illegal 3. Not useful 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

9 The answer is: illegal Strikes were thought to be uproarious and bad for society. It was not until later that strikes and unions had government protection. (If answered correctly, move ahead 3 spaces) Back to chart

10 Who made the first locomotive 1. Steven Schlidaly 2. Gregory Jefferson 3. Richard Trevihick 4. John Bellecks 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

11 The answer is: Richard Trevihick Richard made the first locomotive at the Darren Ironworks, in which he was a co-owner. Since this one was so hard, if you answered it wrong move ahead 2 and if you got it right move ahead 6 Back to chart

12 True or false: The life expectancy of an average city worker was more than that of the average farmer 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

13 The answer is: False The life expectancy of an average farmer was about twice that of an average worker in the city. This is mostly because the towns spread disease and the food was a lower quality. (If answered correctly move yourself ahead 2 spaces and your opponent/s back one) Back to chart

14 True or false: trains were very safe when they were first made 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

15 The answer is: false Trains had a very high chance of derailing and being attacked by bandits. (If this was answered correctly, move ahead 2 spaces)

16 True or false: Trains were at a higher risk of being attacked by robbers or thugs than by having mechanical difficulties 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

17 The answer is: true While train derailment or breaking down was frequent, it was more common to be mugged or extorted from. (If answered correctly, move ahead 4 spaces) Back to chart

18 What is not true about Queen Victoria? 1. For a lot of her life she wore black 2. She was the British Queen 3. She had 9 children 4. She was the second monarch to ever use a train 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

19 The answer: she was the second monarch to ever use a train Queen Victoria was the first monarch to use a train. She did wear black for the rest of her life after her husband died. She is the queen the Victorian Era was named after. Back to chart

20 What was the first photo printed onto? 1. silver 2. paper 3. copper 4. soap 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

21 The answer is: silver Nicéphore Niépce took the first actual photo on a silver plate, which created a mirror image of the picture. However, he and his partner could not copy pictures, which soon made the technology obsolete. (move ahead 5 spaces if you answered correctly) Back to chart

22 What is the language used for a telegraph? 1. Morse code 2. English 3. Stevensons paradigm 4. French 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

23 The answer was: Morse code People could use Morse code and the telegraph to send messages instantaneously. (If right, move ahead 3 spaces) Back to chart

24 What year was slavery abolished in England? 1. 1908 2. 1866 3. 1833 4. 1830 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

25 The answer was: 1833 Slavery was abolished to help raise the wages of the working man. (If answered correctly move ahead 4 spaces) Back to chart

26 What is not an appeal of capitalism? 1. The poor can be supported. 2. The people can become richer 3. Gives personal interest to improve work 4. Everyone makes money 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

27 The answer is : the poor can be supported The use of capitalism in the industrial revolution allowed the people to become richer. However, it gave no support to the poor. (if answered correctly move ahead 3 spaces) Back to chart

28 True or false: the 10 hours act applied to everyone 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

29 The answer is: false The 10 hours act origionally only applied to women and children. Men were not protected. (If answered correctly, move ahead 3 spaces) Back to chart

30 Which of these was NOT an industrial revolution power source 1. Coal 2. Wood 3. H 2 0 4. Uranium 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

31 The answer is: Uranium Radiation was not discovered to create steam until much later Radiation was not discovered to create steam until much later (move ahead 2 spaces) Back to chart

32 True or false: Communism is the sharing of wealth evenly as directed by the government 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

33 The answer is: true Many workers wanted to switch to communism so that they could have a decent lifestyle. (If answered right move ahead three spaces) Back to chart

34 The Peterloo massacre was: 1. A giant strike which was attacked by disorderly police. 2. A giant assault on the new machines that replaced workers 3. A riot of civilians trying to attack parliament attack parliament 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

35 The answer was:A giant strike which was attacked by disorderly police. The strike was meant to be a peaceful protest to working conditions and wages. However, due to untrained and intoxicated rent-a-cops the strike became a massacre. (If answered correctly move ahead 3 spaces) Back to chart

36 Who invented the flying shuttle? 1. Roger Brandson 2. Samuel Johnson 3. James Watt 4. John Kay 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

37 The answer was: John Kay John Kay invented the flying shuttle, which doubled what a weaver could do in a day. (If answered correctly move ahead 3 spaces) Back to chart

38 Why is the Spinning Jenny so named? 1. It is an acronym 2. It is named after the inventor 3. The nickname for thread was Jenny 4. It was named after the inventors daughter 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

39 The answer was: it was named after the inventors daughter The spinning Jenny allowed people to spin eight times the string than previously possible. This added to the creation of textile factories. (if answered correctly move ahead 4 spaces) Back to chart

40 Which of these was not an advantage of railways? 1. Faster transportation 2. New jobs 3. Exploration of new places 4. industrialized growth 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

41 The answer was : Exploration of new areas Railways must be built before they can be used, which meant exploration could not benefit. However, people and goods could more easily be moved around. ( if answered correctly move ahead three spaces)

42 Who was the first worker to bring industry to America? 1. John Kay 2. Sam Slater 3. Eli Whitney 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

43 The answer was: Sam Slater Mr.. Slater created a spinning machine from memory and a partial design to make his own factory. ( if answered correctly move ahead 4 spaces) Back to chart

44 Where was the first textile factory in America made? 1. San Francisco, California 2. New York, New York 3. Waltham, Massachusetts 4. Edinborough, England 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

45 The answer is: Waltham, Massachusetts The first American Textile factory was made in 1813 by a man and four investors (if correct move ahead 5 spaces) Back to chart

46 Which one of these men drastically improved railroads and steam engines? 1. Braxton Hunters 2. Earl Warrington 3. Mark Twain 4. James Watt 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

47 The answer is: James Watt J. Watt was able to figure out a way for engines to move faster and use less fuel. James worked with an entrepreneur, named Mathew Boulton, who paid him for his idea. Back to chart

48 True or false: The factory acts made it illegal to hire children under 13 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

49 The answer is: false The factory acts made it illegal for children under 9 to work. Back to chart

50 What was a poor house? 1. A place for the homeless to live 2. A house that was jointly owned by a group of poor people 3. A badly built house 9 8 7 6 5 4 32 1

51 The answer was: A place for the homeless to live Poor houses were misused by factory owners, who could practicaly pay the inhabitants slave wages for very terrible jobs. Back to chart

52 Works Cited Page (Alex Richardsons) Banerjce, Jacqueline. Charles Wheatstone. Online. Internet. March 6, 2007 Banerjce, Jacqueline. Charles Wheatstone. Online. Internet. March 6, 2007 Charles Dickens 1812-1870. Online. Internet. Google. December 2nd, 2008 Charles Dickens 1812-1870. Online. Internet. Google. December 2nd, 2008 Cross, J..Photography:A Timeline. Online. Internet. Cross, J..Photography:A Timeline. Online. Internet. Higginbotham, Peter. The Workhouse. Online. Internet. November 30th Higginbotham, Peter. The Workhouse. Online. Internet. November 30th www.workhouses.org.uk> Kalla-Bishop, Peter. The Golden Years of Trains, 1830-1890. NY, crescent books, 1977 Landow, George. Victorian technology June 27, 2006. Online. Internet. December 2nd Landow, George. Victorian technology June 27, 2006. Online. Internet. December 2nd Perdue, David. Charles Dickens Page. Online. Internet. November 30th, 2008 Perdue, David. Charles Dickens Page. Online. Internet. November 30th, 2008 Train sketch. Google images. Trollope, Anthony The P.M. Oxford, Oxford UP, 1951 White, David. Economics. Online. Internet. Google. November 27th White, David. Economics. Online. Internet. Google. November 27th www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/econmics.htm>


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