Population Growth

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Tests knowledge of population growth between 1750-1850 includes key facts and historiography.

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Question 1

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What did the British population increase by from 1750-1850?
Answer
  • 8.2m to 20.9m
  • 7.6m to 20.8m
  • 7.4m to 21.3m
  • 6.2m to 22.4m

Question 2

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Tick all that apply to Wrigley and Schofield's (1981) findings...
Answer
  • Marriage age fell by 3 years (26-23)
  • Proportion of women never marrying fell from 15% in 17th Century to 7% in 18th Century
  • Illegitimate births doubled from 3-6% of all births from 1700 to 1820
  • Fertility was 2.5x more important than mortality
  • Heights rose by 1cm between 1720-1850
  • Infant mortality rose

Question 3

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Daunton found that in London 8% married before 21 but in Bedfordshire this rose to 24%, true or false
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Which historian found Scotland's life expectancy rose by 10 years between 1750 and 1850?
Answer
  • Razzell
  • Daunton
  • Griffin
  • McKeown

Question 5

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What year was the theory of the Malthusian check created?
Answer
  • 1763
  • 1789
  • 1798
  • 1823

Question 6

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What year was the first civil registration on births, marriages and deaths conducted?
Answer
  • 1837
  • 1835
  • 1843
  • 1801

Question 7

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Who criticised Wrigley and Schofield (1981) study?
Answer
  • Mokyr and Hudson - 30 year lag
  • Griffin - marrying not an economic decision
  • Daunton - regional variation/naming subsequent children the same name as deceased child
  • Razzell - age at first marriage did not fall (used marriage licenses)
  • Goldstone - too much emphasis on fall in marriage age/averages effected by minority

Question 8

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Razzell looks at which documents to assess decrease in mortality
Answer
  • Marriage licenses
  • Improvement in housing
  • Fall in infant mortality
  • Burials and Baptism

Question 9

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When was Rickman's census conducted?
Answer
  • 1801
  • 1841

Question 10

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McKeown believes mortality is 2.5x more important than increased fertility in the rise of the population between 1750 to 1850?
Answer
  • True
  • False