Industrial Revolution II

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strikethe refusal to work, in order to force factory owners to talk with them to pass laws that limit working hours, set fairer wages and make work places safer
tenementa arge building that has apartments or rooms for rent and that is usually in a poorer part of a city
Proletariatthe working class
Enclosure Movementstarted with the Agricultural Revoution which changed the way British landowners used their land. New laws allowed the landowners to fenced off strips of land
Cottage IndustryMerchants hire peasants to make goods, especially wool cloth in their homes. The small houses where peasants lived and worked were called cottages
Factory systema method of production that brought machines and workers together in one place