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8th SS - Chapter 11

Chapter 11: North and South Take Different Paths

Industrial Revolution time when gradually machines took the place of many hand tools and power began to be provided by water and steam engines
factory system brings workers and machinery together in one pace
capitalists people who invest capital in a business to earn a profit
mass production rapid manufacturing of large number of identical objects
interchangeable parts identical pieces tat could be assembled quickly by unskilled workers
urbanization the growth of cities due to movement of people from rural areas to cities
telegraph a device that used electrical signals to send messages
Morse Code system of short and long bursts of electricity used to communicate messages
famine widespread starvation
nativists people who wanted to preserve the country for white, American born protestants
discrimination the denial of equal rights or equal treatment for a certain group of people
cotton gin used a spiked cylinder to remove seeds from cotton fibers
slave codes laws that controlled every aspect of slaves' lives
spirituals religious folk songs that blended biblical themes with the realities of slavery
turnpikes toll roads
corduroy road roads made of sawed-off logs laid side-by-side
canal a channel that is dug across land and filled with water
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