Vocabulary Builder - Celina City Schools

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The Second Industrial Revolution
Vocabulary Builder
Section 1
Bessemer process
Edwin L. Drake
wildcatter
transcontinental railroad
DIRECTIONS Look up the vocabulary terms in the word bank in a
dictionary. Write the dictionary definition of the word that is closest to the
definition used in your textbook.
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DIRECTIONS Answer each question by writing a sentence that contains
at least one word from the word bank.
1. What led to the faster and cheaper production of steel, and why was steel used instead
of iron?
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2. What was one result of “Drake’s Folly,” and what demand originally drove Edwin L.
Drake to make his discovery?
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3. Which transportation network united the country physically and economically, and
what two companies forged the way for this to happen?
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