Chapters 14 & 15 Katie Fields Mr. Cooks 6th Hour

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Clipper ship- Ship with sleek hulls and tall sails that "clipped" time from long journeys

two

Telegraph- a device that used electric signals to send messages.

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Morse code- a system of dots and dashes that represent the alphabet.

four

trade union- group of workers with the same trade, or skill.

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strike- a work stoppage by employees as a protest against and employer.

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prejudice- an unfair opinion not based on facts.

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discrimination- unfair treatment

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famine- an extreme shortage of food.

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nativist- person opposed to immigration.

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productivity- a measure of how much a worker can produce with a given amount of time and effort.

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Domestic slave trade- the trade of enslaved people among the states of the united states.

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Yeoman- farmer who owns a small farm.

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overseer- plantation manager.

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Spiritual- an African american religious folk song.

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slave code- laws in a southern state that controlled enslaved people.

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underground railroad- a system of cooperation to aid and house the enslaved people who had escaped.

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literacy- the ability to read and write.

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revival- religious meeting

ninteen

utopia- community based on a vision of the perfect society

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temperance- drinking little or no alcohol

twenty-one

normal school- state-supported school for training high school graduates to become teachers.

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Civil disobedience- refusing to obey laws considered unjust

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abolitionist- person who sought the end of slavery in united states in the early 1800s

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suffrage- the right to vote

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coeducation- the teaching of males and females together

Credits:

Created with images by City of Boston Archives - "Tall Ships in Boston Harbor"

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