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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Towards an Industrial World.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where were spinning and weaving performed prior to the Industrial Revolution?
(a) In communal workshops.
(b) In warehouses.
(c) In the market.
(d) At home.
2. Where were the French forces superior to the English?
(a) In the army.
(b) In the mountains.
(c) In the navy.
(d) In the colonies.
3. In Hobsbawm's account, what happened in France as industrialism expanded in neighboring countries?
(a) Land reforms from the French Revolution tied land use to the peasantry, and the economy did not take off.
(b) The economy was paralyzed by the veterans returning from the wars to the small plots of land Napoleon had promised.
(c) France industrialized quickly, as the soldiers returned from the Napoleonic Wars and went to work in factories.
(d) Economic development was slow for lack of investors willing to put money in French factories.
4. Why didn't France invade any territories after the French Revolution?
(a) The price of reintroducing Jacobinism was too high.
(b) The government could not raise an army large enough for any invasions.
(c) The country was burdened with too much debt.
(d) The country was struggling with internal dissensions.
5. In what did England lead Europe, in Hobsbawm's account?
(a) Moral philosophy.
(b) Political freedoms.
(c) Raw material production.
(d) Per capita trade.
Short Answer Questions
1. What began to emerge as production and industry grew in the early 1800s?
2. What changed in other countries, but did not change in France, in Hobsbawm's analysis?
3. Where does Hobsbawm see a culture combining nationalism with the revolutionary spirit of the French Revolution?
4. What trend was Hobsbawm looking for in revolts and revolutions?
5. France was opposed by which of these in the Napoleonic Wars?
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