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social studies

Ethnic Group a group of people who share a langue or culture
Corporation a business in which many people own shares, or parts, of the business
Persecution unfair treatment or punishment
Muckraker someone who " rakes up " or points out , impleasent truths
Progressives reforms who thinks goverments should make laws to protect workers , consumers , and citzen rights
Monopoly a company that has no competition
Competition what occurs when more then one business tries to sell the same goods or service
Stockyard a fenced area where large numbers of animals such as hogs and cattle are kept until hey are used as food or moved to another place
Skyscraper a vey tall building
Settlement House a community center for people in cities
Labor Union an organization of workers that tries to improve pay and working conditions for its members
Strike the stopping of work by workers
Tenement a rundown , poorly maintained apartment buliding
Slum a poor , crowed part of a city
Rapid Transit a system of trains used to move people around cities
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