Agriculture - Farming
Automation - The use of machinery to reduce the need for human labour
Child Labour - Work given to a young person between the period of infantry or youth for a certain amount of wage; wantedly
Cottage Industry - A method of industrial organization which was used before the Industrial Revolution. Work was carried
on in the home or cottage of the worker rather in a factory
Division Of Labour - The division of manufacturing activities into a number of small steps. This was an important step
in the development of mass production techniques
Enclosure - To shut up; to surround with a fence
Exploitation - To use unfairly for one's own advantage
Factory System - A method of production where employees come to a central location to work
Immigration - To come into a foreign country and take up residency
Industrial Revolution - A perid of social and economic change when societies switched from hand power to machine power
for the production of goods. The Industrial Revolution occurred in England in the late 1700s and then spread to the United
States and other countries
Interchangeable Parts - The production system based on parts made to such a high degree of accuracy and uniformity
that they could be interchanged. This was an important step in the deelopment of mass production techniques.
Invention - A device, contrivance, or progress originated after study and experiment
Labour - The body of persons engaged in such activity, esp. those working for wages.
Pollution - The act of polluting or the state of being polluted.
Revolution - An overthrow or repudiation and the thorough replacement of an established government or political system
by the people governed.
Rural - Living in or characteristic of farming or country life.
Steel - Any of various modified forms of iron, artificially produced, having a carbon content less than that of pig iron
and more than that of wrought iron, and having qualities of hardness, elasticity, and strength varying according to composition
and heat treatment: generally categorized as having a high, medium, or low-carbon content.
Technology - The branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with
life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure
Urban - Of, pertaining to, or designating a city or town.
Urbanization - To make or cause to become urban, as a locality