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Boom A time of fast economic growth
Refinery A factory where metals, fuels, and other materials are cleaned and made into usable products.
Prospecter Those searching for gold, silver and other materials
Bust A time of fast economic decline
Long Drive A trip made by ranchers to lead cattle to market or to the railroads
Homesteader Person living on land granted by the government
Open Range Land on which animals can graze freely
Reservation An area of land set aside by the government for use only by Native Americans
Free Enterprise economic and political doctrine holding that a capitalist economy can regulate itself in a freely competitive market through the relationship of supply and demand with a minimum of governmental intervention and regulation
Transcontinental Railroad a railroad that goes across North America
Entrepreneur person who organizes a business
Petroleum oily liquid found underground
Capital money available for business use
Human Resource a person who has great knowledge about something
New Immigration immigrants from southern and western Europe and the rest of the world
Old Immigration immigrants from eastern and northern Europe
Advertisement something that pursuades people to do something or buy something
Tenement a beat up old apartment
Prejudice people being treated bad because of their race or religion
Regulation a rule
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