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  1. invented the seed drill that planted in straight rows
    Jethro Tull
  2. began crop rotation
    Charles Townshend
  3. land, capital, labor
    Factors of Production
  4. increasing production by using automatic machinery
    Mechanization
  5. British, invented the flying shuttle.
    John Kay
  6. invented machine to clean seeds from cotton
    Eli Whitney
  7. patened modern steam engine
    James Watt
  8. A cheaper and efficient way of making steal
    Dessener Process
  9. making rubber less sticky
    Vulcanization
  10. built first profitable steam boat
    Robert Fulton
  11. built the first battery
    Volta
  12. invented morse code
    Samuel Morse
  13. workers worked unsupervised in their homes
    Domestic System
  14. production of large amounts of identical iteams
    Mass production
  15. founded the United steel company
    JP morgan
  16. founder of classical econimics
    Adam Smith
  17. let it be or leave things alone
    Laissez Faire
  18. large number of workers stop working
    strike
  19. economic system where the government controls the mean of production for the poor
    socialism
  20. Karl Marz and Fredrick published in 1848
    Communist Manifesto
  21. working class
    Proletariat
  22. controlling means of production and economic planning
    Communism
  23. stated electricity is a vibration
    Faraday
  24. invented the powerhouse of electricity
    Edison
  25. Water generated
    Hydroelectric power
  26. invented wire telephones in 1876
    Bell
  27. scientific principles governing the movement of air around objects
    Aerodynamics
  28. developement through change
    evolution
  29. sutdy of how characteristics are passed on to descendants
    Genetics
  30. heating liquids to kill bacteria
    pasteurization
  31. use of chemicals to kill disease causing germs
    Antisepsis
  32. process wehre elemnts break down and release energy
    radioactivity
  33. developed special theory of relativity
    Einstein
  34. said humans have an unconcious mind
    sigmund freud
  35. early collectors of fairytales
    grimm brothers
  36. artistic movement that appealed to emotion and instinct over reason
    romanticism
  37. greatest composer of operas
    verde
  38. attempts to expose social problems through art
    realism
  39. nationalist movement of the early 1800s
    risorgimento
  40. most famous carbonari
    mazzini
  41. led the drive to unite the southern half of italy and sicily
    garibaldi
  42. class of aristocratic landowners
    junkers
  43. built the persian army into a powerful war machine
    otto von bismarck
  44. emperor that headed the gvmt.
    kaiser
  45. upper house made up of 58 appointed members
    bundersrat
  46. lower house, 400 members
    reichstag
  47. ruler with absolute power
    autocrat
  48. union of all slavic people under russian leadership
    pan slavism
  49. bombings and assassinations by political groups
    terrorism
  50. violent massacre of jews
    pogroms

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