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8th Grade History

Chapters 11-1, 11-2, 11-3

technology equipment that makes use of advanced knowledge and skill to solve a problem to do a task
element part of a larger whole
cotton gin a machine that removes seeds from cotton fiber
interchangeable parts a part of a machine or device that can be replaced by another, identical part
capitalism economic system in which people and companies own the means of production
capital money or other items, such as machines or buildings, used to create wealth
free enterprise a type of economy in which people are free to buy, sell, and produce whatever they want
census the official count of a population
canal an artificial waterway
turnpike road in which tolls are collected
lock separate compartment in which water levels rise and fall in order to raise or lower boats on a canal
reveal to show
region an area defined by a feature or characteristic
sectionalism rivalry based on the special interests of different areas
monopoly a market where there is only one provider
interstate commerce economic activity taking place between two or more states
cede to transfer control of something
intense very strong
internal within the country
Created by: SSC 8th LA


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