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the edge of a settled area
Frontier
People who settle on land that is new to them.
Pioneer
Large, flat-bottomed boats
Flatboats
Sturdy covered wagons used to carry baggage, furniture, food, tools, and people, etc. over rough roads.
Conestoga Wagons
a cone-shaped dwelling made of poles and animal hides
Teepee
Land set aside by the government for Native Americans
Reservation
Group movement from one region to another
Migration
Period during the 1900s when African Americans, mostly from the Southeast, came to live in the Middle West and Northeast.
Great Migration
Manufacturing large numbers of goods using identical parts.
Mass Production
A way of producing a product in which each worker performs a single task, and then passes the product on to the next worker.
Assembly line
Books and other sources that contain facts about many different subjects.
Reference Sources
A book that gives the meaning, pronunciation, and spelling of words
Dictionary
Words appearing at the top of each dictionary page, telling the first and last words defined on that page.
Guide Words
A set of books that gives information about people, places, things, and events.
Encyclopedia
The turning of crops and animal products into foods found in boxes, bags, bottles, and jars.
Food Processing
A machine that cuts wheat and removes the grain from the stalk
Combine
A huge storage bin where grain is kept until it is shipped for processing
Grain Elevator
Large farms owned by companies
Agribusiness