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Industrial Revolution Vocabulary Quiz

 

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.

1. laissez faire (laisser faire) The belief that anything that is done is ok as long as the most of the people will benefit from it
2. transformer A political idea that wants some people to be better than others and all property belonging to the public
3. infrastructure A group of people joining together to bring about change in a company through dealing with employers
4. assembly The doctrine that the government should not interfere in any commercial affair beyond what is necessary to keep peace and property rights
5. canal The basic physical and organizational structures of a facility or organization
6. union An economic and political system by which a country's industry and trade are controlled by private owners that wish to make money
7. utilitarianism A person who is skilled in a particular craft, or art
8. craftsman An artificial, man-made channel for the conveying of water
9. communism An artificial waterway that allows for the passage of boats or ships inland, may also be used to move water for irrigation
10. capitalism A person or thing that fundamentally change the essence of something or someone
11. aqueduct Economic or political theory that advocates for governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods
12. socialism The class of industrial wage earners who have neither production or capital means
13. proletariat a group of people gathered together, usu. for a specific purpose.

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