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Urbanization and Social Issues

Manual Labor Jobs done by hand, without the help of a machine.
Mechanization Using machines to make work easier and faster.
Threshing Machine Machine that separated the wheat grain from the plant salt.
Reaper Machine that cuts grain. One reaper could cut as much wheat as 16 men with hand held blades.
Cyrus McCormick A farmer and inventor who perfected the mechanical Reaper
Aron Montgomery Ward Started the first mail-order business in 1872 in Chicago using a catalougue.
Richard Sears and Alvah C. Roebuck Formed a mail-order company that was larger than Montgomery Ward. Even sold houses!
Urbanization Movement of people from rural (farming) areas to cities.
Tenements buildings that are divided into small houses.
Settlement House Center that provides help for those with little money.
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