Chapter Nine vocabulary

Chapter Nine vocabulary

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Artisans skilled, experienced craft workers– produced goods by hand
Putting-out system hired farming families to perform specific tasks in the production process for a set wage.
Deskilling machines took over jobs for humans and people increasingly found themselves confined to the same repetitive step.
Labor Theory of Value the value of a product should reflect the labor needed to produce it.
Working Men's Party lodged a radical protest against the exploitation of workers that accomplished industrialization.
Land Offices purchase land directly from the government, at the price the government has set.
Specie "hard money"
Machine Tools devices that cut and shaped metal to make standardized, interchangeable parts for other mechanical devices like clocks and guns.
Cumberland Road national highway that provided thousands with a route from Maryland to Illinois.
Eerie Canal linked the Hudson River, and thus New York City and the Atlantic seaboard, to the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River Valley.
Mohawk and Hudson Railroad the first to begin service with the steam locomotive.
Free Moral Agency could change their lives and bring about their own salvation.

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