Chapter 11: Flour, Lumber, and Iron
Terms in this set (25)
The development of industries for the machine production of goods.
All the businesses that make one kind of product or offer one kind of service.
Rock or mineral from which iron can be removed
water, rivers, and waterfalls
Important natural resource to the flour and lumber industries
Built a flour mill company that helped make Minneapolis the flour milling capital of the nation
A german immigrant; most known for helping Minnesota to become 3rd in the nation in the lumber industry.
A wealthy mining industrialist who partnered with Rockefeller and Carnegie. Formed U.S Steel
Natural resource that was over-used and led to the end of the lumber industry
middlings purifier and steel rollers
Machines used in the flour milling industry
open-pit and underground mines
iron ore was removed from these
Iron ore was found near this landmark
reason the lumber company declined in Minnesota
most of the forests were cleared and lumber companies needed to move on to other areas
A large farm that grows only one crop
a person involved in the ownership and management of industry.
A factory that is powered by water that would turn grain into flour.
A grain that is used to form flour.
Typically uneducated, low-skilled migrant workers who usually required a diet of around 5,000 calories a day
Worked underground in the iron ore industry
Machine in the iron ore industry that greatly increased the amount of ore extracted from the ground
Used to power sawmills and flour mills
Machine in the timber industry that kept sawmills thawed out in the cold winter so they could run all year long
Ojibwe word meaning "Giant." (the Mesabi Iron Ore Range was the biggest in Minnesota). Where taconite is still being mined.
Raw materials supplied by nature
Southern & Western Minnesota
The areas (or regions) of MN where most of the wheat was grown that was used to produce flour.
Important in the transportation of natural resource and goods