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Industrial Revolution Vocab

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industry
when people make money by taking raw materials and turning them into goods in factories
revolution
a quick and sudden change
textile
a type of cloth or woven fabric
patent
a license for an inventor that makes them owners to their ideas and the profits it earns
factory system
a system where all manufacturing steps are brought together in one place to save time and money
lock
separate spaces where water is raised and lowered
urbanization
the shift from people living in the countryside to living in cities

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