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Industrial revolution

Machines took the place of many hand made tools,power provided by people and horses were replaced by running water and steam engines

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Factory system

Brings workers and machinery together in one place

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Capitalis

People who invest capital, or money in a business to earn a profit

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Francis Cabot Lowell

First person to bring the English textile machinery to the untied states,

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Mass production

The rapid manufacture of large numbers of identical objects

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Interchangeable parts

Identical pieces that could be assembled quickly by unskilled workers

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Urbanization

The growth of cities due to movement of people from rural areas to cities

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Telegraph

A device that used electrical signs to send messages

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Samuel F.B. Morse

Inventor of the telegraph

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Famine

Widespread starvation

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Nativist

People who wanted to preserve the country for the white American born Protestants

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Discrimination

The denial of equal rights or equal treatment to certain groups of people