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KS History Key Terms

Chapter 5, Lessons 1 - 3

something sold for profit commercial
to turn work done by animals or people into work done by machines mechanize
when a company has total control of an industry or a supply of goods monopoly
to map the actual or planned features of a place, such as streets and building lots plat
to separate from others, especially in the case of illness quarantine
financial assistance given by a government to a person or group in support of an enterprise or business subsidy
when you have more of something, often money, than you need surplus
an amount produced yield
a document granting special rights to a person or group charter
to make someone leave a property or place, sometimes by force evict
required to do something obligated
someone who gives speeches, and particularly someone who is very good at it orator
separated by race; kept apart segregated
a person who occupies land or property that he or she does not own squatter
strong dislike of specific people or groups, often due to race bigotry
migration that is caused by the stories of people who have already immigrated chain migration
belonging to or shared by the people of a community communal
a mass migration of people, typically of one religious or ethnic group exodus
an extreme lack of food, where many people do not have enough to eat famine
settling on and farming land that once belonged to the government homesteading
a person who believes that war and violence are wrong and refuses to participate pacifist
a system of farming where a farmer rents a plot of land and a house from a landowner tenant farming
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