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Movement of people from rural areas to cities
The development of industries for the machine production of goods.
place in which workers and machines are brought together to produce large quantities of goods
Electricity generated from the energy of moving water
Invented the mechanical reaper
"Father of the Factory System" in America; escaped Britain with the memorized plans for the textile machinery; put into operation the first spinning cotton thread in 1791.
Inventor of Morse Code - used for telegraph
Invented the steel plow
Invented the steamboat
invented the cotton gin and interchangeable parts
Industry in the Northeast
Textiles; manufacturing; centered in - and caused the growth of - cities
People who settle in a country they weren't born in.
Political party of the 1850s that was anti-Catholic and anti-immigrant
Americans who feared that immigrants would take jobs and impose their Roman Catholic beliefs on society
a type of cloth or woven fabric
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