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SS Ch. 9 Les. 1- Quiz Wed., April 11th
Terms in this set (12)
a crop that is grown to be sold rather than for use by a farmer and his family
a building with machines that are used to grind wheat and other grains into flour
a source of danger
a useful tool, machine, or new process
the production, or making, of goods in large amounts usually becasue machines could do much of the work that would otehrwise need to be done by hand; created more jobs for people who did not have alot of skills
a meeting or series of meetings for the purpose of renewing religious faith
cloth that os woven or knit
Land in western Tennessee and Kentucky that Andrew Jackson & Isaac Shelby purchased form the Chickasaw Indians.
invented the cotton gin
How did mass production change the way people worked & lived?
Mass production created more jobs for people who did not have a lot of skills. It created jobs in mills and factories so people spent less time at home with family, but they also had a little more money to spend. Some people became wealthy.
What effect did the cotton gin have on farming in Tennessee?
Because farmers could clean more cotton, they wanted to grow more. They needed more land to do that and so many people purchased and settled land in West Tennessee because it was good for growing cotton. This also brought more slaves to Tenneessee, particularly West Tennessee.
a machine that cleans cotton, separating the seeds, hulls & other materials from the cotton.