AP World History : Family and Kinship 1750 to 1900

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for AP World History

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Family And Kinship 1750 To 1900

During the latter parts of the Industrial Revolution which of these questionable work practices began to become heavily restricted?

Possible Answers:

Low pay

Poor working conditions

Child labor

Long hours

Correct answer:

Child labor

Explanation:

Towards the end of the Industrial Revolution the use of child labor began to fall into disrepute. Many nations began to campaign for the end to the practice and by the latter half of the 1800's the practice began to wane. This movement was based on the terrible conditions in these mills and the extremely dangerous work that children were forced to do.

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