Chapter 9 vocab

Chapter 9 vocab

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Industrialization The development of industry wide-scale across a county or region
Putting-out System Domestic system, production system widespread in 17th-century western Europe in which merchant-employers “put out” materials to rural producers who usually worked in their homes.
Erie Canal The longest canal in the world in 1825. Connects Albany, NY to Buffalo on Lake Erie and was 363 miles long.
Labor Theory of Value States, the value of a product should accurately reflect the labor needed to produce it
Cotton Gin Upland cotton seeds were hard to separate, took up to 18 hours to separate a single pound of cotton. It sped up production, and lead to revival of slavery.
The Cumberland Road A national highway that provided thousands with a rout from Maryland Illinois.
Consumerism The manufacturing process made consumer goods widely available for the first time. therefore people could now afford the necessities and some of the small luxuries of life.
Land Offices They handled the sales of land people bought in the Northwest Territory

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