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conduction
the flow of heat energy from one molecule to another
convection
when warm gas or liquid rises
radiation
when energy moves through an empty space
expand
when an object gets larger when it gets warmer
contract
when an object shrinks because it gets cooler
energy
the ability to do work
force
any push or pull
friction
force that slows down or stops moving objects
heat
flow of energy from a warmer object to a cooler one
import
to bring into a country
abolitionist
a peson who did not believe in slavery
manufacturing
the process of making things by machinery
profitable
making money
tariff
tax on imported goods
compromise
a way to settle differences where both parties get something of what they want
fugitive
a person who runs away or tries to escape
secede
to leave
inertia
the tendency of a moving object to stay in motion or a resting object to stay still
overseer
a person hired by the owner who is in charge of the slaves