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Industrial Rev.

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Cotton Gin Machine invented by Eli Whitney that quickly and easily removed the seeds from cotton. This allowed laves to use their time to pick more cotton. thus causing slavery to continue.
Interchangeable parts Parts that could be used in any machine or item that is the same (ex: guns)
Steamboat Ship powered by steam
Canal Man made waterway usually connected to existing lakes, rivers or oceans.
Turnpike A road where a toll or fee is collected
Bessemer steel process first inexpensive industrial process for the mass production of steel
Cottage Industry Production of goods in the home, producing goods by hand
Factory System The production of goods in a factory setting with the use of machines
Technological innovvation New Ways of doing things using the latest technology. Improves the way people live and do things
Transportation System Development of a system that allows for the transporting of a large amount of people or goods.
Urbanization Movement of people from rural areas to cities. People moved to be closer to factories.
Industrialization Production of goods using machines in a factory setting.
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