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7 Hist Ch 13 BJU WS

1 percent majority of slaves were owned by this percent of American slaveowners
1833 Factory Act Put restrictions on child labor
Affect of Cotton Gin on the abolition of slavery Discouraged it
Age of Exploration Slave Trade becomes major industry during this era
Andrew Meikle Invented the threshing machine
Britain First to experience the Industrial Revolution
Cities Place where poor farmers were forced to move their families in order to provide for them.
Committee for the Abolition of Slavery Abolition group groomed in Britain in 1787
Cottage Industry Families using weaving machines in their homes
Crop Rotation Alternating crops in the same field from year to year
Cyrus McCormick Invented the reaping machine
Eli Whitney Invented the cotton gin
Entrepreneur Develops a business and makes a profit at risk of personal loss.
Factories Built to house large weaving machines
Frederick Douglas Influential abolitionist who was a former slave.
George Whitfield Played key role in American "Great Awakening" (1720-1760)
Haiti French Colony that experienced slave rebellion and won freedom from Napoleon's rule
Industrial Revolution Era characterized by a huge change in manufacturing
James Hargreaves Invented spinning Jenny (cotton to thread)
James Watt Improved the steam engine
Jethro Tull Invented the seed drill
John Fowler Invented the steam tractor
John Kay Invented flying shuttle (weave cotton faster)
John Newton Former captain of slave trade ship that wrote Amazing Grace
John Wesley Famous Methodist preacher who led social reform
Jonathan Edwards The Younger Supported abolition of slaves in America
Land Enclosure Land Owners fence off the land for personal use only
middle class class that grew the most because of the Industrial Revolution
Mines Act Prohibited women and small children from working in the mines.
Quakers (Society of Friends) First religious group to stand against slavery
Richard Arkwright Used patents to control the sale of inventions
Some Muslim countries Countries where slavery sometimes still exists
Spiritual Conversion Created positive social change in Britain. (helped them avoid violent Revolution)
Ten Hours Bill Restricted work hours for women and children
War for Independence The Great Awakening occurred before this American war
William Lloyd Garrison Editor of abolitionist newspaper
William Wilberforce Led the way for parliament to abolish the slave trade
Workers Unions Developed during Industrial Revolution because of poor working conditions
New York Manumission Society group that supported the abolition of slavery
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