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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 stock
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
Aaron Montgomery Ward started the first mail-order business in 1872 in Chicago using a catalogue
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) ares to city
tenements buildings that are divided into small apartments
settlement house center that provides help for those with little money
Hull House a settlement house started by Jane Aadams in Chicago in 1889. Immigrints
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