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Ch. 5 SS vocabulary
Ch. 5 SS Changing Ways of Life: 5th Grade
|Work done by hand, without machines
|Using machines to do work.
|A machine that cuts (harvests) grain.
|A machine that separates grain from stalks, also called a thresher.
|The movement of people from rural (country) areas to urban (city) areas.
|A center that provides help for those in need, especially the poor and immigrants. The most famous example is Hull House, founded by Jane Addams (Chicago, 1889).
|An organization of people who control votes in order to gain or keep political power. "Boss" Tweed's Tammany Hall in New York City is an example.
|A bridge in which the road surface is hung from steel cables attached to towers.
|Buildings divided into small apartments. Tenements were often dangerous, crowded, and dirty.
|Someone who pays to use a building, apartment, or land; a renter.
|A period from 1915 through the 1940s when more than one million African-Americans moved from the South to the North in search of jobs, better economic opportunities, and freedom.
|To have the right to vote.
|The right to vote.
|An amendment made to the Constitution in 1919 giving women the right to vote. The amendment became law in 1920.
|People who worked for a woman's right to vote.