The transformation from an agricultutal to industrial nation
Industrial Revolution
working; type of work
a seat of government
a rundown apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices
small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment
Cottage Industry
the growth of cities and the migration of people into them
the idea that government should not interere with or regulate industries and businesses
laissez faire
to refuse to work in order to force an employer to meet certain demands
a crop used to make money
cash crop
An American that invented the cotton gin
Eli Whitley