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MWH Industrial Rev

SHS MWH Unit 5 Industrial Revolution

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Unions an organization of workers formed for the purpose of advancing its members' interests in respect to wages, benefits, and working conditions
Crop rotation the practice of growing different crops in your fields to preserve the nutrients in the soil
Nutrients a substance or ingredient that promotes growth, provides energy, and maintains life
Capital money used to invest in a business or product
Selective breeding choosing specific animals to breed based on desirable traits
Strike to stop work in order to force an employer to comply with demands
Labor work, or the working class
White lung disease disease that comes from inhaling fibers which then coat your lungs, found in factories
Industrial Revolution the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
Factors of Production land, labor, capital, entrepreneurship - things you need to build an economy
Enclosure the legal process in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms.
Spinning jenny a machine for spinning with more than one spindle at a time, patented by James Hargreaves in 1770.
Spinning mule a machine used to spin cotton and other fibers.
Entrepreneurs person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so.
Factories a building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled chiefly by machine
Karl Marx father of Communism, wrote the Communist Manifesto with Frederick Engles
Laissez-faire government does not interfere with business, a key part of captitalism
Classless the communist idea of a society with no social classes, everyone is equal
Adam Smith father of capitalism, wrote the Wealth of Nations, said government should stay out of business
Agricultural Revolution a period of technological improvement and increased crop productivity that occurred during the 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe.
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