Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 29: The Making of Industrial Society

Interactive Map Quiz


Map A. Industrial Europe

The Industrial Revolution that swept through Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries changed the Western world completely. New technological innovations required a more extensive use of iron, steel, and coal. Factories and mines sprung up throughout Europe to capitalize on the high demand for raw materials. This era also saw the beginning of the factory system and assembly line production. Major changes also occurred in trade, commerce, and agriculture, due to the new technology available. When examining this map, notice the regions where raw materials are more concentrated. How did this change that region? Did these countries become more industrialized than others?

Explain the effects of industrialism on non-European countries. How did industrialism change their economic systems?


Compare and contrast the way industrialism changed the development of slavery and the rights of women.


Provide a short summary of the ideals of socialism.


Discuss the relationship between cultural interaction and the growth of industrialism. How did the migration of technology influence industrial development?

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