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Rural country area; Example: St. Helena, SC
Industrial Revolution- period from the mid-1700s to the late 1800s when manufacturing moved from animal and human power to machine power; mechanization
cottage industry working on businesses at home
urban city area; Example: Atlanta, Georgis
raw materials materials made by nature that people use; natural resources
textiles cloth; thread; clothing
tenant farming farming on rented land
enclosure movement 18th Century movement in Britain when wealthy landowners fenced off their land to make larger farm areas for raising sheep and growing crops
agriculture farming
urbanization the growth of cities
entrepreneur a person who owns his own business
Agricultural Revolution revolution in farming; new machines and methods of farming were used
capital money and resources that will be in a business
rural-to-urban migration moving from the country to the city
mass production using machines to make lots of goods in a shorter period of time than in the cottage industry
interchangeable parts making a product exactly the same so if one part breaks, it can be replaced; i.e. the trigger on a gun
cotton gin machine invented by Eli Whitney; it removes the seed from the cotton plant
assembly line people work on a line in factories putting products together; each person is responsible for performing certain tasks (division of labor)
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