Social Studies Chapter 11 Vocab

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This is for my social studies test, thanks for reading!


 
  
Created May 5, 2010
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industrial revolution
 
a time when machines took the place of many hand tools.
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capitalist
 
people who invest their money in a bussiness to earn money
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Francis Cabot Lowell
 
built an important improved version of Enlgish machinary. Lowell opened a mill in Waltham,...
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Mass production
 
rapid manufacturing of large numbers of identical parts
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interchangeable parts
 
identical pieces that could be assembled quickly by unskilled workers.
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Samuel F. B. Morse
 
invented the telegraph using a system of dashes and dots. Tested it in 1844, sent a message...
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discrimination
 
the denial of equal rights or equal treatment to certain groups of people
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slave code
 
controlled every aspect of a slaves life.
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Nat Turner
 
led the most famous slave revolt in 1831. Killerd about 60 whites because he had a dream that...
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turnpike
 
toll roads
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corduroy roadl
 
roads made of sawed off logs, laid side by side. c
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canal
 
a channel that is dug across land a filled with water.
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Henry Clayp
 
persuaded congress to pass the Missouri Compramise, was also a senator.

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