History review please help.?

by admin on July 4, 2010

1. The tremendous industrial growth known as the Second Industrial Revolution was triggered by the development and use of __________.

iron and steam

plastics and nuclear energy

steel, petroleum, and electricity

iron, steel, and steam

2. Communism is a form of socialism based on the teachings of __________.

Robert Owen

Adam Smith

Karl Marx

Keir Hardie

3. Marx and Engels thought that all history was the history of class struggles. They believed that __________.
the bourgeoisie would eventually control the proletariat

the bourgeoisie would revolt

gradual reforms would improve society

the proletariat would overthrow the bourgeoisie

4. Why was the Paris Commune established?
to improve the lives of the industrialists

to bring back an agricultural economy

to impose order on the violent workers

to improve the lives of the workers

5. The Parisians in charge of the Paris Commune did not __________.
pass laws allowing workers to convert some factories to cooperatives

forbid bakers to work at night

imprison people who were sympathetic to the monarchy

try to treat the bourgeoisie better than the proletariat

6. Who controls property and the distribution of income in a socialist system?
government

individuals

market forces

entrepreneurs

7. Why did workers band together to form labor unions?

to revolt

to take over the factories

to improve working conditions

to make the employees work more efficiently

8. Bismarck, Lloyd George, and other European leaders began to introduce reforms at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries. Which of the following was not proposed?

accident insurance for workers

old age pensions

guaranteed jobs

unemployment benefits

9. The early socialist thinker and industrialist who introduced reforms at the New Lanark textile mills was __________.
Karl Marx

Robert Owen

Lloyd George

Keir Hardie

10. The Communist Manifesto was published in 1848. It was __________.
a biography of Karl Marx

a political treatise condemning communism and socialism

an explanation of the need for a communist revolution

a plea for laws legalizing unions and requiring workplace safety

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cyeathere July 4, 2010 at 9:47 pm

I also had a quiz with these questions; I know these answers are correct because I was able to see the answer key after the quiz 🙂

1. Steel, petroleum, and electricity
2. Karl Marx
3. The proletariat would overthrow the bourgeoisie
4. To improve the lives of the workers
5. Try to treat the bourgeoisie better than the proletariat
6. Government
7. To improve working conditions
8. Guaranteed jobs
9. Robert Owen
10. An explanation of the need for a communist revolution

treschic? July 4, 2010 at 9:47 pm

2. is Karl Marx just finished an essay on socialism vs communism

Rachel W July 4, 2010 at 9:47 pm

1. iron, steel, and steam
2. Karl Marx
3.
4. to improve the lives of the workers
5. try to treat the bourgeoisie better than the proletariat
6. government
7.to improve working conditions
8.
9. Robert Owen
10. an explanation of the need for a communist revolution

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