U.S. History 1 Vocab

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Transcontinental

Across a continent

Reservation

Public land set aside for special use, as for Native Americans

Extinction

The death of a species

Cooperative

An organization that is jointly owned by those who use its services

Exoduster

An African American who moved to the great plains in the late 1800's

Homesteader

A person who received land on which to build a house and farm

Assimilate

To become absorbed into a main culture

Patent

A grant that gives an inventor the sale right to make and sell an invention for a set period of time

Monopoly

Complete control over a supply, service, or market

Corporation

A large company usually formed by a group of investors

Steerage

A large open area beneath a ships deck

Ethnic

Having a common racial, national, or culture tradition

Exclusion

The act of keeping a person or group out

Sweatshop

An unhealthy workplace where people are over worked

Muckraker

A writer who brings attention to problem in society

Progressive

A person who believes in social progress through reform

Prohibition

The ban on the making and sale of alcohol drinks

Suffrage

Woman's right to vote

Trust

A giant corporation made up of a group of companies

Tenement

a run-down apartment building

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