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2 Austin Cooper 5 th period

3 Abolitionist-person against slavery Ambush- surprise attack Annex- to add territory to ones own land

4 B Blockade Runner-A ship that sails in and out of a blockade Bounty- Money given as a reward for something Boycott- Refusing to buy from particular country

5 C Cabinet- Group of advisors to the president Canal- An artificial waterway Cash Crop- Farm crop raised to be sold for money

6 D Debtor- A person or country that owes money Depreciate- to fall in value Desert- to leave without permission

7 E Effigy-Rag figure that represents an unpopular individual Emancipate-Free from slavery Embargo-Order prohibiting trade with another country

8 F Famine- extreme shortage of foodFederalist-Supporters of the constitution Freedman-Person freed from slavery

9 G Green back- paper money first issued by the north Guerilla tactics- surprise attacks or raids Guerilla warfare- hit and run technique used in war

10 H Habeas corpus- legal order to determine if a person is lawfully imprisoned Holocaust-mass slaying of Jews Human rights- rights belonging to all people

11 I Import- to buy goods from a foreign language Impressments- to force people into service as in the military Ironclad-Armored naval vessel

12 J Joint occupation- possessing and settling of 2 countries Judicial branch-branch for federal court system Judicial review- right for supreme court to determine if law is constitutional

13 K Kansas Nebraska act- an act to see which state would be free or slave Kansas, Bleeding-A small civil war Keel boat-small row boat

14 L Landslide- an overwhelming victory Literacy-Ability to read and right Loyalist-People who stayed loyal to G.B and didn’t want war

15 M Maize-corn Majority-More than half Manumission-freeing of slave

16 N Neutral- taking no sides Neutral rights– right to sail see and not take sides Nullify- to cancel

17 O Offensive-position of attack or the attack itself Ordinance-law or regulation Override- overturn or defeat

18 P Partisan- favoring 1 side Petition- Request Precedent- tradition

19 Q Quaker-people tolerant of all religion Quebec act-Permanent government for Quebec and religious freedom for French Quechua- official language for Inca empire

20 R Ratify-Approve Rebel-Confederate soldier Recruit-Enlist people into army

21 S Secede-to leave or withdraw Secession- withdraw from union Suffrage-right to vote

22 T Tariff-tax on imported goods Temperance-use of little or no alcohol Tribute-money paid for preotection

23 U Unalienable rights- rights that cant be taken away Unconstitutional-Not agreeing with constitution Utopia-Community based on a perfect society

24 V Vaquero-Hispanic ranch hand Veto-to prevent bill from becoming law

25 W War hawks-Republicans who pressed for war with G.B Writ of assistance-legal document allowing police to search place War of 1812-War with Britain

26 X XYZ affair-3 agents demanding loan from America

27 Y Yankee- Union soldier Yellow journalism-False report Yeoman-Southern owner of a farm with no slaves

28 Z Zenger John Peter-Charged for critical newspaper report about royal government


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