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THe period of technological advances, beginning in the 1700s that forever changed the way people live and work.
A farming method in which the kinds of crops planted in a field are alternated every year to help the soil remain fertile.
A business in which family members work in their homes to prepare products for merchant.
A document giving the inventor of a new idea or product the exclusive right to make or sell it for a limited period of time.
A natural resource such as cotton lumber or wool that can be made into a useful product.
An economy in which people not the government decide which goods and services they will buy.
An organized workers group whose goal is to ensure good working conditions and fair treatment by employers.
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