Westward Expansion Vocabulary (grade 8 History) common core set 2
Terms in this set (10)
To add on territory.
Economic system in which people put money for investment (capital) into a free market business or project in order to make profit.
Idea that people have a right to disobey a law that they consider unjust (using nonviolence) if their consciences demand it.
Machine that used a spiked wooden cylinder to remove seeds from cotton fibers.
Denial of equal rights or equal treatment to certain groups of people.
Methods of production that bring workers and machinery together in one place.
Land that forms the furthest extent of a nation's settled regions.
Time period of technological advancements and the use of machines and factories in the production of goods.
Machine-made identical pieces that can be assembled quickly by unskilled workers.
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