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Chapter 9, Section 1: Vocabulary Terms (The Industrial Age Spreads)
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_________ is the British mechanic who first exported British technologies and inventions to a European nation outside of Britain
founded a textile factory in Belgium bringing industrialization to continental Europe
Englishman who developed the first efficient method for the mass production of steel
This man revolutionized the way to manufacture steel by making the process quicker and more efficient
Swedish chemist who invented dynamite
invented the battery
An Italian physicist who invented the voltaic pile, the world's first battery.
generator for producing electricity; energetic person
A machine that generates electricity
American inventor best known for inventing the electric light bulb, acoustic recording on wax cylinders, and motion pictures.
America's greatest inventor-light bulb, phonograph, motion picture
Identical components that can be used in place of one another in manufacturing
Identical pieces that could be assembled quickly by unskilled workers
In a factory, an arrangement where a product is moved from worker to worker, with each person performing a single task in the making of the product.
Production method that breaks down a complex job into a series of smaller tasks
United States manufacturer of automobiles who pioneered mass production (1863-1947).
1863-1947. American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, father of modern assembly lines, and inventor credited with 161 patents.
Orville & Wilbur Wright
These brothers were bicycle mechanics from Dayton, Ohio who built and flew the first plane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903.
Made the first successful airplane flight in 1903
Samuel F. B. Morse
Who invented the telegraph
Made the telegraph in 1832 and Morse code
An Italian pioneer who invented the radio.
Italian electrical engineer known as the father of radio (1874-1937)
A certificate of ownership in a corporation
A share of ownership in a company
businesses that are owned by many investors who buy shares of stock
A business that is owned by many investors.
a formal organization of producers that agree to coordinate prices and production
association of business firms
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