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turbines
a machine with turning, fanlike blades that run a generator
generator
a machine that uses an energy source and a magnet to make electricity
boiler
large tank that holds and heats water
reactor
a device built to produce and control nuclear energy
fission
splitting of the nucleus of an atom
reservoirs
large lakes used to store water
transported
moved from one place to another
transformer
a device that reduces the current and increases the voltage
alternative
choice
generate
make
reconstruction
the period of time after the Civil War for rebuilding
assassinated
killed
loyality
standing up for something
illegal
against the law
sharecropping
paying the rent with a part of what you grow
debt
owing money
impeach
remove from office
segregation
separating people because of race or color