Chapter 25/26 Quizlet
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The growth of cities and the migration of people into them.
A social class made up of skilled workers, professionals, businesspeople, and wealthy farmers.
A large building in which machinery is used to manufacture goods.
A business owned by stockholders who share in profits but are not personally responsible for debt.
A person who organizes, manages, and takes on the risks of business.
An association of workers, formed to bargain for better working conditions and higher wages.
One of the fenced-in or hedged-in fields created by wealthy British landowners.
The system of growing a different crop in a field each year to preserve soil nutrients.
He defended the idea of free economy, or free markets, a champion of capitalism.
Wrote The Communist Manifesto, a socialist, who had his own extreme view of society.
HENRY FORD - Production method that breaks down a complex job into a series of smaller tasks
Alexander Graham Bell
Based on the idea of private ownership & main goal is to make profit
Factors of production are owned by the people & operate for the welfare of all
All the means of production owned by the government
ELI WHITNEY - A machine for cleaning the seeds from cotton fibers
Where the Industrial Revolution began
the time period in which the output of machine-made goods was greatly increased:
factors of production
land, labor, capital
JAMES WATT - was a machine that burned coal which boiled water, and was used to provide transportation
This is a period of city building and the movement of people to the cities:
This social class was made up of skilled workers, professionals, business people, and wealthy farmers:
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is limited by a constitution; Parliament has all the real power
House of Lords and House of Commons
two chambers that make up the English Parliament; House of Lords is inherited, House of Commons is elected
the right to vote
Prejudice against Jews
A movement to create a Jewish homeland in Palestine
An area which was self-governing in domestic affairs, but still part of an empire
indigenous people of New Zealand
Australia; a colony to which convicts are sent as an alternative to prison
This was the famine that occurred in Ireland that killed of thousands of people because the main potato crop could not grow because of bad soil that year
Local self-government over internal matters only; still part of an empire
The production of works of art and entertainment designed to appeal to a large audience
Theory of Evolution
states that organisms change and develop over time to adapt an increase rate of survival
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