S S Vocabulary

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jadeten2003
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S S Vocabulary
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2013-05-15 01:04:04
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  1. small island located in New York harbor
    Ellis Island
  2. people who stopped stagecoaches at gunpoint and robbed the passengers
    highwaymen
  3. the period of time when the United States went from producing goods by hand to producing goods made by machines
    Industrial Revolution
  4. telegraph code that used a system of dots and dashes
    Morse code
  5. a 19th century company that delivered mail on horseback
    Pony Express
  6. a covered wagon pulled by horses that traveled short distances
    stagecoach
  7. a machine that sent coded messages across wires
    telegraph
  8. a machine that originally allowed people to speak other over a system of wires
    telephone
  9. a big building separated into small apartments
    tenement
  10. a railroad that runs across the entire continent; built across the United States in the 1860s
    Transcontinental Railroad

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