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Communication
Is sending and recieving of information.
Transportation
Is the moving of people and goods from place to place.
Stagecoach
Is an enclosed wagon pulled by a team of horses.
Telegraph
Was a machine that used electricity to send messages over wires.
Transcontinental Railroad
A railroad that crossed the North American continent, linking the Alantic and the Pacific coasts.
Engineer
Is a person who plans and roads, bridges, and railroads.
Invest
To buy something such as a share in a company,in the hope that it will make money in the future.
A civil war
Is war between groups of people who live in the same country or have been.
Labors
Workers.
Levee
A high wall made of earth used to block floods or rivers.
Tenant Farmers
People who pay rwnt to use land.
Prejudice
Is a unfair feeling of hate or dislike for membersof a certain group because of their background, race, or religion.
Reservation
Land set aside by the government for use by Indians.
Urban growth
The growth of cities.
Competition
Is the contest among many companiies to get the most customers or sell the most products.
Boom
A time for fast econimic growth.
Derrick
A tower built over a well to hold the machines used for drilling.
Advertising
The information that a buisness provides its product or service to make people want to buy it.