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Industrial Revolution
a period of time when inventions changed the way people lived and traveled
textile mill
a place where material is made
mass production
a way to make products much faster; idea of Eli Whitney
interchangeable part
identical parts made by a machine so that, if one breaks, another can be installed
transport
to move from one place to another; to carry
canal
a human made waterway
locomotive
a train; the Tom Thumb was made using a steam engine
sectionalism
having regional loyalty; for example, people in the North and the South were just interested in helping their own section of the coutry grow and prosper in the 1800's
states' rights
states have final authority over the national government.
secede
to leave the union
ruling
a court decision
manifest destiny
the belief that America was destined to expand its borders from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean
dictator
a leader with total authority
forty-niner
a gold seeker who went to California in 1849
relief
difference in the height of an area of land
elevation
the height of land
reform
a change for the better
public school
school funded and run by the public; CCMS for example- paid for by taxes and open to all children
abolish
to end(as in slavery)
abolitionist
people who wanted to end slavery; Frederick Douglass was one
equality
the same rights for all people
suffrage
the right to vote
Chapter 12 The Way West
Industrial Revolution, textile mill, mass production, interchangeable parts, transport, canal, locomotive, sectionalism, states' rights, secede, ruling, manifest destiny, dictator, 49er, relief, elevation, reform, public school, abolish, abolitionist, equality, suffrage