Chapter 18 Vocab.
Terms in this set (14)
Document that gives someone the sole right to make and to sell an invention
Manufacturing method in which a product is put together as it moves along a conveyor belt
Someone who sets up new businesses to make a profit
A business that is owned by many investors
Company that controls all or nearly all business in a particular industry
Group of corporations run by a single board of directors
Economic system in which each privately owned business decides what to produce, how much to produce, and what prices to charge
Negotiation between company management and a union representing a group of workers about wages, benefits, and working conditions
Movement of large numbers of people from rural areas to cities; rapid growth of city populations
Building that is divided into many tiny apartments
Center offering help to the urban poor
Large compartments that usually held cattle
Process of becoming part of another culture
A person who opposes all forms of government.
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Ch. 21 Vocab.
Chapter 9 Vocab.
Ch. 8 Vocab.