Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

My ABC Book of U.S History

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "My ABC Book of U.S History"— Presentation transcript:

1 My ABC Book of U.S History
Whitney Michaelis 6th

2 A Abolitionist- a person who strongly favors doing away with slavery.
Annex- to add territory to one’s own territory . Abolitionist- a person who strongly favors doing away with slavery. Abstain- to not take part in some activity, such as voting.

3 B Bond-a note issued by the government which promises to pay off a loan with interest. Boomtown- a community experiencing a sudden growth in business or population. Burgesses-elected representatives to an assembly

4 C Cede-to give up by treaty.
Cabinet-a group of advisers to the president. Cash Crops-farm crop raised to be solid for money.

5 D Desert-to leave without permission
Debtor-person or country that owns money. Decree-an order or decision given by one in auythority

6 E Export- to sell goods aboard.
Embargo- an order prohibiting trade with other countries. Emigrant-a person who leaves there country or region to live else where.

7 F Frigate-war ship. Famine-an extreme shortage of food.
Free man- a person freed from slavery.

8 G Global warming- a steady increased in average world temperatures.
Genocide-the destruction of areca or cultural group. Guerrilla tactics-referring to surplice attacks or raid rather then organized war fare

9 H Horizontal integration- the combining of competing firms into one corporation. Habeas corpus- a legal order from an inquiry to determined whether a person has been lawfully imprisoned. Holocaust- the name given to the mass slaughter of Jews and other groups by the Nazis during world war 2.

10 I Ironclad- armored naval vessel.
Import- to buy goods from foreign markets. Impressments-forcing people into the navy.

11 J Judicial review-the right to supreme court to determine if a law violates the constution . Joint occupation- the possession and settling of an area shaded by two or more countries. Judicial branch-the branch of government including the federal court system that interprets the nation laws.

12 K Knox Henry- secretary of war. Kansas bleeding Kansa
Kentucky-civil war

13 L Lynching-putting to death a person by the illegal action of a mod.
Landslide-an over whelming victory. Legislative branch-the branch of government that makes the nations laws .

14 M Majority- more then half.
Maize- an early from of corn grown by the Native Americans. Martuyr- a person who sacrifices his or her life for a principle or cause.

15 N Nullify- to cancel or make ineffective.
Neutral- taking no side of a conflict. Neutral rights-the right to sail the sea and not take sides in a war.

16 O Override- to over turn or defeat as a bill proposed in congress.
Offensive-position of attacking or the attacked. Ordinance-a law or regulation.

17 P Precedent-a tradition. Privateer- armed private ship.
Prejudice- an unfair opinion

18 Q Quechua-incan language.
Quakers- antislavery movement and women's right to vote. Quebec Act- passed shortly after the coercive act

Download ppt "My ABC Book of U.S History"

Similar presentations

Ads by Google