US 1 mid-term study guide-
Chapter 1: the Atlantic world
Nomadic: people who move around all the time looking for food.
Bering Strait: body of water between lands ancestors of Native Americans crossed the land bridge to North America.
Land bridge: ex: before where people crossed over
Middle ages: was a time of Black Death.
Crusades: series of wars undertaken by European Christians between the 11th and 14th cent. To recover the Holy Land from the Muslims.
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industry" man who moved to American industrial revolution
Textile mill: factories where they make cloth
Steam engine: invented by James Watts in Britain. It worked by harnessing the tremendous force given off by expanding steam. Used to make textiles, and later on used to power a ship.
Robert Fulton: sailed the first successful steam powered boat
Railroads: invented during this time and improved transportation
Spirituals: African slaves sang rituals as a sign of hope and