A system for transmitting messages from a distance along a wire, esp. one creating signals by making and breaking an electrical connection.
The rapid development of industry in Britain in the late 18th and 19th centuries, brought about by the introduction of machinery.
1. Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts.
2. An extreme form of this, esp. marked by a feeling of superiority over other countries.
A rapid movement of people to a newly discovered goldfield. The first major gold rush, to California in 1848-49, was followed by others in the US, Australia (1851-53), South Africa (1884), and Canada (Klondike, 1897-98)
Restriction of interest to a narrow sphere; undue concern with local interests or petty distinctions at the expense of general well-being
the 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable
Domestic policy, also known as public policy, presents decisions, laws, and programs made by the government which are directly related to issues in the country.
1. A person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so
2. A promoter in the entertainment industry
The mission system was a chain of missions estalbished by Franciscan monks in the Spanish Southwest and California that forced Indians to convert to Catholicism and work as agricultural laborers.
A dugout or dug-out, also known as a pithouse, pit-house, earth lodge, mud hut, is a shelter for humans or domesticated animals and livestock based on a hole or depression dug into the ground
Bonanza farms were very large farms in the United States performing large-scale operations, mostly growing and harvesting wheat.