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S.S. lesson 3

What is boom A time of fast economic or population growth.
What is refinery
Entrepreneur A person who runs a business
Free enterprise A economic system in which people are able to start and run a business.
Transcontinental railroad A rail road that crossed the whole continent.
Pertroleum Oil
Capital Set up or improve a business.
Human resources Workers ideas and skills they bring to their jobs.
Advertisement A public announcement that tells people about a product or opportunity.
Tenements Poorly built apartment buildings
Prejudice An unfair feeling or ruling.
Regulations Controls
People who came from northern or western part of Europe before 1890 Old immigration
New immigration People who came from southern and central Europe and other parts of the world after 1890s
Created by: ryan.d.sroka