10 terms

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waterway
bodies of water that boats can use
navigable
rivers deep enough and wide enough for ships to use
canal
a waterway dug across land
industrial revolution
a period where people replaced machines powered by hand with new sources of power
textile mill
a factory that uses machines to weave cloth
urban growth
growth of cities in the region
metropolitan area
a large city together with its suburbs
megalopolis
an urban region formed when two or more metropolitan areas grow together
primary source
a record made by people who took part in or saw an event
secondary source
a record of an event that was made by people who were not there