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1

What was the change from an agrarian society to one based on industry?

Industrial Revolution

2

Where did the Industrial Revolution begin in America?

New England

3

What is capitalism

Free interprise system

4

What is money used for an investment?

Profit

5

What is a system where people are free to buy, sell, and produce what they want
and can work where they wish?

Free interprise system

6

What sets the prices of goods in a free enterprise system?

Supply
Demand

7

What is technology?

Item to simplify work

8

What gives inventors legal rights to their inventions?

Patent

9

What gives inventors legal rights to their inventions?

Eli Whitney

10

Who opened the first textile mill in the US?

Samuel Slater

11

What happened to demand for cotton as a result of textile mill growth in New
England?

Increased

12

What was the cause of the growth of cities and towns in the North?

Industry

13

What is the difference between urban and rural?

Urban- city
Rural- country

14

What were the three things necessary for Western Expansion in the United States?

Roads
Steamboats
Canals

15

Who led a failed expedition into Kentucky, but wrote journal writings that would
help future explorers settle there?

Dr. Thomas Walker

16

Who was the first permanent European settler in modern day Tennessee?

WilliamBean