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Unit 8: Industrial Revolution

World History CP B
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Enclosure Movement
Practice of fencing or enclosing common lands into individual holdings
Crop Rotation
The practice of alternating crops of different kinds to preserve soil fertility
Industrial Revolution
Term for changes beginning in 1700s when power-driven machines began to do much of the work that people had done before
Factors of production
Basic resources for industrialization such as neccesary land, capital, and labor
Factory system
Production of goods in a factory through the use of machines and a large number of workers
Vulcanization
Process of treating rubber to make it more useful
Mechanization
Use of automatic machinery to increase production
Tenement
Cramped, shabby apartment buildings where workers lived during the Industrial Revolution in England