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History Chapter 7 Industrial Revolution

a drug that prevents pain during sugery anesthetic
the process of taking over and consolidating land formerly shared by peasant farmers enclosure
to separate iron from its ore smelt
money used to invest in enterprises capital
a business organization in an area such as shipping, mining, railroads, or factories enterprise
were those who managed and assumed the financial risks of starting new businesses entrepreneurs
raw cotton was distributed to peasant families who spun it into thread and then wove the thread into cloth into their own homes putting-out system
the movement of people to cities urbanization
multistory buildings divided into apartments tenements
workers' organizations labor unions
the idea that the goal of society should be "the greatest happiness for the greatest number" of its citizens utilitarianism
the people as a whole rather than private individuals would own and operate the means of production socialism
the farms, factories, railways, and other large businesses that produced and distributed goods means of production
a system in which governments led by a small elite controlled all economic and political life communism
working class proletariat
a political ideology in which there is a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism instead of a sudden violent overthrow of the system social democracy
private roads built by entrepreneurs who changed travelers a toll, or fee, to use them turnpikes
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