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Ch:11 Vocab

Samuel Slater Was an early English-American industrialist known as the "Father of the American Industrial Revolution and the American Factory System.".
Industrial Revolution The rapid development of industry that occurred in Britain in the late 18th and 19th centuries, brought about by the introduction of machinery.
Factory System The factory first adopted in England at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th century and later spread abroad. It replaced the putting-out system.
Lowell Mills Refers to the many mills that operated in the city Lowell, Massachusetts during the 19th century and early 20th centuries.
Interchangeable Parts Parts (components) that are, for practical purposes, identical. They are made to specifications that ensure that they are so nearly identical that they will fit into any assembly of the same order.
Robert Fulton Was an American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing a commercially successful steamboat called Clermont.
Samuel F.B. Morse A United States portrait painter who patented the telegraph and developed the Morse code.
Eli Whitney An American Inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin. This was one of the key inventions of the Industrial Revolution and shaped the economy of the Antebellum South.
Cotton Gin A machine for separating cotton from its seeds.
Spirituals A religious song of a kind associated with black Christians of the southern U.S.
Nat Turner
Henry Clay
American System
Erie Canal
James Monroe
Missouri Compromise
Monroe Doctrine
Created by: Kai Hiwatari