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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Aerial view of Ware Shoals Mill
  Hollingsworth & Whitney Paper Mill, Waterville, ME in c. 1920
  American Thread Co. Mill, Willimantic, CT in c. 1910
  Duke Street Mill, Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Question 2: It is said that ________ was jeered when he visited mill towns on his 1931 tour of Britain, as many locals blamed his policies for causing unemployment.
Abul Kalam AzadJawaharlal NehruC. RajagopalachariMohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Question 3: [2][3][4][5] The term conveniently groups together towns on both sides of the ________ that suffer from racial segregation and sometimes significant racial tension.
PenninesPeak DistrictEnglandYorkshire

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Cumberland Mills, Westbrook, ME in c. 1902
  Alice Mills, Woonsocket, RI in 1911
  Mill Street, Attleboro, MA in 1908
  Amoskeag Canal, 1948, by Charles Sheeler.

Question 5: Finally, the ________ acted as a catalyst that sent several struggling New England firms into bankruptcy.
Republican Party (United States)Great DepressionUnited StatesFederal Reserve System

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  American Thread Co. Mill, Willimantic, CT in c. 1910
  Alice Mills, Woonsocket, RI in 1911
  Mill Street, Attleboro, MA in 1908
  White Oak Cotton Mills, Greensboro, N.C. Circa 1914

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Amoskeag Mills, Manchester, NH in c. 1912
  Merrimack Falls, Lawrence, MA in c. 1905
  White Oak Cotton Mills, Greensboro, N.C. Circa 1914
  Cumberland Mills, Westbrook, ME in c. 1902

Question 8: Manchester was bestowed with the name ________ as its immediate region was considered a metropolis of cotton processing mills.
CottonopolisSalford, Greater ManchesterCotton millLeigh, Greater Manchester

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Amoskeag Canal, 1948, by Charles Sheeler.
  Oldham in Greater Manchester, England is an archetypal British "mill town". Although its textile producing days are over, it is still home to many historic cotton mills.
  Oldham in Greater Manchester, England is an archetypal British "mill town". Although its textile producing days are over, it is still home to many historic cotton mills.
  Hollingsworth & Whitney Paper Mill, Waterville, ME in c. 1920

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Hollingsworth & Whitney Paper Mill, Waterville, ME in c. 1920
  Alice Mills, Woonsocket, RI in 1911
  Model Mill Settlement, Chadwick Mills, Charlotte, N.C. Published circa 1905-1915.
  Merrimack Falls, Lawrence, MA in c. 1905







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