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Revolution
a complete change in someting; the overthrow of a government
Technology
new inventions; the science of industry
global
world-wide
"Mother" Country
in the language of colonialism, the conoizing power was often referred to as the "mother" country- a sexist reference no longer in use
Industrailized
an economy basec on industry, not agriculture
To Exploit
to use
Global Warming
an increase in the world's temperature
Ozone Layer
a layer of gas above the Earth's surface that protects human beings from harmful rays of the sun
Labor Supply
a supply of workers
Test Act
an act forbidding anyone except members of the Church of England from holding political office or entering the professions
Capital
money used to invest in bisiness
Raw Materials
the essential materials needed in an industry to make a product
Inefficient
unproductive; inadequate in performance
Commons
land which could be used by everyone