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Industry Review

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weaving
step 2 in textiles
spinning wheel
"old fashion" machine that spun thread
right to work
when it comes to unions, these states are mostly located in the south
lanes
one disadvantage of sea shipping
labor
the most expensive production factor
situation
one geographic cost of industry
air
fastest way to ship small packages
China
country that is the leading production of textiles
railroad
good for transporting long distances, but not short distances
Dayton
one of the main hubs for air shipping in the US
New England
where industry in the US started
robotics
high wage, less labor intensive jobs often rely on technology such as ________; as in the auto industry
Manquiladora
American Owned factory operated in Mexico
Silicon Valley
area in California that is the "capital" of high-tech industry
spinning
step 1 in textiles
11 percent
percent of labor costs for US manufacturing
greater
the wage earned in MDC's is _________ than the wage earned in LDC's
agriculture
occupies 1/4 of Earth's land area
water
the cheapest way to transport goods over long distances
capital
one of the traditional production factors
manufacturing
150 million people are employed in ____________
textiles
low skill but labor intensive industry
China
this country has the highest percentage of global labor in manufacturing
break of bulk
point where transportation transfers are made
teamster
truckdriver union or name
profit
the goal of industry--maximize this
1 percent
percentage of Earth's land used for industry
capital
money needed to start and run a business
spinster
unmarried daughter living at home making thread
land
one of the traditional production factors
site
one geographic cost of industry