Industry Review

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weaving

step 2 in textiles

spinning wheel

"old fashion" machine that spun thread

right to work

when it comes to unions, these states are mostly located in the south

lanes

one disadvantage of sea shipping

labor

the most expensive production factor

situation

one geographic cost of industry

air

fastest way to ship small packages

China

country that is the leading production of textiles

railroad

good for transporting long distances, but not short distances

Dayton

one of the main hubs for air shipping in the US

New England

where industry in the US started

robotics

high wage, less labor intensive jobs often rely on technology such as ________; as in the auto industry

Manquiladora

American Owned factory operated in Mexico

Silicon Valley

area in California that is the "capital" of high-tech industry

spinning

step 1 in textiles

11 percent

percent of labor costs for US manufacturing

greater

the wage earned in MDC's is _________ than the wage earned in LDC's

agriculture

occupies 1/4 of Earth's land area

water

the cheapest way to transport goods over long distances

capital

one of the traditional production factors

manufacturing

150 million people are employed in ____________

textiles

low skill but labor intensive industry

China

this country has the highest percentage of global labor in manufacturing

break of bulk

point where transportation transfers are made

teamster

truckdriver union or name

profit

the goal of industry--maximize this

1 percent

percentage of Earth's land used for industry

capital

money needed to start and run a business

spinster

unmarried daughter living at home making thread

land

one of the traditional production factors

site

one geographic cost of industry

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