Unit Review 4 - Interchangeable parts- process developed by...

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Unit Review 4 Alexander Graham Bell- Inventor of the telephone Urban- living in a city Tecumseh- influential Indian leader who began uniting tribes to oppose American settlement in the Northwest Territory George Pullman- Developed the private sleeping car for railroads Second Industrial Revolution- explosive growth in U.S. manufacturing in the late 19 th century Tenements- poorly built, overcrowded housing where many immigrants lived Rural- living in the country Northwest Ordinance of 1787- legislation passed by congress to establish a political structure for the lands in the Northwest Territory Northwest Territory- lands including present-day Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin Typewriter- invention that changed communication in the business world Steel- strong, long-lasting, easily-shaped material used for railroad construction
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Unformatted text preview: Interchangeable parts- process developed by Eli Whitney in the 1790s that called for making each part of a machine exactly the same Urbanization- process in which cities grow and societies become more urban Gadsden Purchase- U.S. purchase of land from Mexico that included the southern parts of present-day New Mexico and Arizona Mass Production- division of labor and specialization Oregon Trail- a 2,000 mile trail stretching from western Missouri to the Oregon Territory C.F. Dowd- developed a uniform system of time for railroads Treaty of Greenville- agreement between American Indian confederation leaders and the U.S. government that gave the U.S. some Indian lands in the southeastern part of the Northwest Territory and guaranteed that U.S. citizens could travel safely through the region...
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2010 for the course HISTORY eb34 taught by Professor Bonewell during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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