tools used to produce goods or to do work
Process developed by Eli Whitney in the 1790s that called for making each vital part of a machine exactly the same
Efficient production of large numbers of identical goods
Workers' organizations that try to improve pay and working conditions.
Refusals of workers to perform their jobs until employers meet their demands.
Machine invented by Samuel Morse in 1837 that uses pulses of electric current to send messages across long distances through wires.
device invented by Eli Whitney in 1793 to separate cotton plants' fibers from the seeds; revolutionized the cotton industry
region stretching from Georgia to east Texas where most U.S. cotton was produced during the mid - 1800's
crop brokers who managed the trade between southern planters and their customers
use of scientific techniques to improve crop production
small landowning farmers
oral stories that often provide a moral lesson
emotional Christian songs sung by slaves inthe South that mixed African and European elements and usually expressed slaves' religious beliefs