Industrial Revolution Practice #2

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Industrial Revolution Practice #2


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      When workers join together to promote their common interests within their jobs.

    • B. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls some of the industries.

    • C. 

      When workers refuse to work in order to gain something, ex: better working conditions.

    • D. 

      The name that Marx gave the business owners.

  • 2. 
    What are strikes?
    • A. 

      When workers join together to promote their common interests within their jobs.

    • B. 

      The name that Marx gave to the working class.

    • C. 

      When workers refuse to work in order to gain something, ex: better working conditions.

    • D. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls some of the industries.

  • 3. 
    What is the bourgeoisie? (in socialist thought)
    • A. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls some of the industries.

    • B. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls all of the industries, usually by force.

    • C. 

      When workers refuse to work in order to gain something, ex: better working conditions.

    • D. 

      The name that Marx gave the business owners.

  • 4. 
    What is Socialism?
    • A. 

      When workers refuse to work in order to gain something, ex: better working conditions.

    • B. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls some of the industries.

    • C. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls all of the industries, usually by force.

    • D. 

      The political system in which the government takes over industries peacefully through voting, and the people retain partial control over the economy.

  • 5. 
    What is the Proletariat?
    • A. 

      When workers refuse to work in order to gain something, ex: better working conditions.

    • B. 

      When workers join together to promote their common interests within their jobs.

    • C. 

      The name that Marx gave to the working class.

    • D. 

      The name that Marx gave the business owners.

  • 6. 
    Who is Karl Marx?
    • A. 

      Was the primary author of the Communist Manifesto (is more famous that the other author) who is known for creating a more radical form of socialism.

    • B. 

      The lesser known author of the Communist Manifesto, as a historian, he provided a historical perspective of economic oppression throughout the years.

  • 7. 
    Who is Friedrich Engels?
    • A. 

      Was the primary author of the Communist Manifesto (is more famous that the other author) who is known for creating a more radical form of socialism.

    • B. 

      The lesser known author of the Communist Manifesto, as a historian, he provided a historical perspective of economic oppression throughout the years.

  • 8. 
    What is Democratic Socialism?
    • A. 

      When workers join together to promote their common interests within their jobs.

    • B. 

      The political system in which the government takes over industries peacefully through voting, and the people retain partial control over the economy.

    • C. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls all of the industries, usually by force.

    • D. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls some of the industries.

  • 9. 
    What is communism?
    • A. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls some of the industries.

    • B. 

      The political system in which the government takes over industries peacefully through voting, and the people retain partial control over the economy.

    • C. 

      When workers join together to promote their common interests within their jobs.

    • D. 

      The political/economic system in which the government controls all of the industries, usually by force.