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1 by: Jordan Lewis 6 th period

2 American System- policies devised by Henry clay to simulate the growth of industries Abolitionist- a person who strong favors doing away with slavery Amendment- an addition to a formal document such as the constitution

3 Blockade runner- ships that sails into and out of blockaded areas Boycott- to refuse to buy items from a particular country Burgesses- elected representatives to an assembly

4 Californios- Mexicans who lived in California Constitution- a formal plan of government Cotton Gin- a machine that removed seed from cotton fibers

5 Debtor- person of country that owes money Depression- a period of low economy activity and widespread unemployment Draft- the selection of persons for required military service

6 Emancipation- to free from slavery Embargo- an order prohibiting trade with other countries Export- to sell goods aboard

7 Federalists- supporters of the constitution Federation- a type of government that links groups together Fugitive- runaway of trying to run away

8 Genocide- the deliberate destruction of a racial, political, or curtail Global warming- a steady in average world temperature Guerrilla Warfare- a hit and run technique used in fighting in wars

9 Habeas corpus- a legal order for an inquiry to determine weather a person has been law fully imprisoned Hieroglyphics- an accent format writing using symbols and pictures represent words, sounds, and concepts Horizontal integration- the combing of competing firms into on corporation

10 Import- to buy goods from foreign market Inflation- a continues rise in the price of goods and service Impeach- to formally a public official with misconduction office

11 Judicial branch- the branch of government including the federal court systems that interprets the nations laws judicial review- the right of the supreme court to determine if a law violates the constitution Jackson, Andrew- he is the 3 rd president of the U.S.

12 Key, Frances Scott- he wrote the star spangle banner Kansas- Nebraska act- to help keep slavery legal Kentucky- were the civil war had took place

13 Legislative branch- the branch of government that makes the laws Literacy- the ability to redden write Loyalists- American colonist who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence

14 Mayflower compact- a formal document written in 1620 that provided law and order to Plymouth colonist Militia- a group of civilians trained to fight in emergences Minute men- companies of civilian soldiers who boasted that they ready to fight in a minutes notice

15 National dept- the amount of money a national government owes the other government or its people Neutral- taking no side in conflict Nullify- to cancel or make ineffective

16 Offensive- position of attacking or the attack itself Ordinance- a law or regulation Override- to overturn or deflect as a bill proposed in congress

17 Partisans- favoring one side of an issue Precedent- a tradition Privateer- armed private ships

18 Quakers- the society of friends Quartering- to provide living a accommodations Quechua- a incc language

19 Recruit- to enlist soldiers in the army Resolution- a formal expression of opinion Revenue- incoming money

20 Secede- to leave or withdraw Secession- withdrawal from the union


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