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6th History Quiz Ls 5-7 Industrialism

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capitalism
stimutlates the production of cheaper and more efficiently made goods and services
peaceful trade
during the 1500-1700s countries learned that this was a more reliable way to keep and increase wealth than to risk war
tariffs
very high fees set on goods that are produced in a rival country
industrial capitalist
made their money by investing in factories, not by trading
middle class
made up of lawyers, doctors, clockmakers, and tailors who worked hard and earned a comfortable living
meeting with friends
an important leisure activity for all classes of people
working poor
concerned with putting food on the table and a roof over the heads of children
poor families
needed whatever children could add to their incomes
religion
served as comfort and community for the working poor
begging and drunkenness
common in the industrial cities fo the 1800s
migration to a new country
a big chance that a family could take in hopes of bettering the life of their family
capital
money or property, especially used to make more money
capitalism
it is better to invest the capital in starting up some profitable enterprise
exporting
Is exporting or importing more important in a mercantilist system
Laissez faire
a policy of "hands off" by the government
social class
what helped to determine how much leisure time a person had
middle class
what class were shopkeepers considered to be a part of
working poor
80% of the population during the 1800s
North America
place in which baseball and basketball originated