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SS 4-3

Setting the Last Frontier

definition word
Time of fast economic or population growth. Boom
A factory where metals, fuels, and other materials re cleaned and made into useable product. Refinery
Those searching for gold, silver, and other mineral resources. Prospector
Time of fast economic decline, left a town lifeless. Bust
Cattle trails such as the Sedalia trail. Long drive
People who settled in the 160 acres. Homesteader
Free grazing land. Open range
An area of land set aside by the government for use only by Native Americans. Reservation
An economic system in which people are able to start and run businesses with little control by the government. Free enterprise
A railroad that crossed America. Transcontinental railroad
A person who sets up and runs a business. Entrepreneur
Or oil. Petroleum
The money needed to set up or improve a business. Capital
The workers and the ideas and skills they bring to their jobs. Human resources
Created by: rukkus.r.hunkins