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Unit 3: Revolutions and Reaction

Lesson F: Costs and Benefits of Industrialization in The West

Key Terms

Key Term Definition
abolitionism movement to end slavery
collective bargaining process of negotiations for salary and benefits during employment between the employees and the ownership
demographics vital statistics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, and distribution used to make decisions or set policy; statistics may include information such as age, sex, race, family size, level of education, occupation, income, and location of residence
emancipate to set free
enfranchisement to give the rights of citizenship; the right to vote
labor unions a group of workers that have banded together to achieve common goals
liberalism a 19th century political philosophy which champions individual rights, civil liberties, and private property; this ideology defends individual liberty as the purpose of government and supports free markets and free trade
urbanization growth of cities


Directions: Practice using these terms.


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