At some point you probably covered the Industrial Revolution in school. Most of us can hit the highlights: the push for innovation, the growth of factories, and the conditions of the working classes. From its birth in Great Britain to its emergence in the United States, the Industrial Revolution was a fascinating time in world history that brought both great progress forward as well as a pretty questionable social climate.
But how much do you remember beyond a vague collection of dates and history term paper topics? What was the purpose of the IWW? Where was Cottonopolis? And what does the Brooklyn Bridge have to do with all of this?
It’s time to find out exactly what went down in the exponentially expanding cityscapes of the Industrial Revolution. Whether you want to brush up on your historical facts or prove you have a mind like a steel trap and remember it all, this Industrial Revolution history quiz is the ticket.