ABC BOOK OF U.S HISTORY. Demarcus Byrd 2 May 15,2011. A. Abraham Lincoln- president during civil war. Abolitionist- Against Slavery. Articles of Confederation- the first constitution. Andrew Jackson- 7 th president of the united states. B.
ABC BOOK OF U.S HISTORY
Abraham Lincoln- president during civil war
Abolitionist- Against Slavery
Articles of Confederation- the first constitution.
Andrew Jackson- 7th president of the united states.
Blockade- Cut off areas buy means of troops.
Boycott- refuse to buy item from particular country.
Bill of rights- Citizen Rights
Black Codes- Controlling freedom
Cabinet- Group of advisers to presidents.
Cash crop- Farm crop raised.
Cede- to give up by treaty
Citizen- Person who gives loyalty
Debtor- Person or country that owes money.
Desert- to leave without permission
Discrimination- unfair treatment of a group
Draft- selection persons required for military
Emancipate- to free from slavery.
Embargo- trade with a particular country
Emiganto-person who leaves country or region
Famine- extreme shortage of food
Federalism- sharing of power
Fedaralist- supporters of the constitution
Guerrilla Warfare- hit and run tequnique
Guerrilla tactics- referring to surprise attacks.
Gettysburg address- by Lincoln made in cemetery
Gibbons Vs Ogden- states walnut with legeslation.
Holocaust- mass slaughter of Jews
Habeas Corpus- person being lawfully imprisoned
House of represantives- house of elective voters
House of burgesses- met first time
Implied powers- power not mentioned in constitution
Import-buying goods from other countries.
Impressments- forcing people into service
inflation- continues rise in prices.
Judicial review- right of supreme court.
Judicial Branch- branch of government
Joint occupation- possession and settling of area
Joint stock company- investors buy stock in company.
Laiazzez faire- government interference as least as possible
Landslide- an overwhelming victory
Loyalist- American colonist who remain loyal to Britain
Legislative branch-makes native laws
Majority- more than half
Manumissions- freeing of enslaved persons
Mayflower compact- a formal document
Mercantilism- theory that slaves nation or power depended on its wealth
Nationalism- loyalty to a nation.
Neutral- taking no side in a conflict.
Northwest ordinance- water route to aisa
Nullify- or cancel
Ordinance- a law or regulation
Override- to overturn or defeat
Overseer- person who supervises large operation
Ozone- layer of gas composed
Patriots- American colonists determined to fight.
Patent- A document that gives inventor sole right
Precedent- A tradition
Petition- a formal request
Quebec- Capital of new France
Quakers- women who enjoyed a certain amount of equality
Quebec act-set up permanent government granted religious freedom to French Catholics.
Ratify- To give official approach to.
Repeal- to cancel an act or law.
Recruit- to enlist soldiers into the army
Secede- To leave or withdraw
Segregation- separation or isolation of a country
Suffrage- the right to vote
Spiritual- an African American folk song
Tariff- a tax on imported goods.
Tejana- a Mexican who claims Texas as his country
Toleration- the acceptance of different beliefs.
Tribute- money paid for protective beleifs.
Unalieble rights- a right that cannot be surrendered.
Unconstitutional- no aggreeing with constitution
Underground railroad- escape routes used for enslaved African Americans
Utopia- community based on a vision of perfect society sought by reformers
Veto- to regret a bill and prevent it from being becoming a law.
Vigilantes- people who take the law into their own hands
Vertical interrogation- combining of companies
VAQUERO-Hispanic rich hand
War hawks- republicans who pressed war with britain
Wrist of assistance- officers who went into houses
War of 1812- a war between united states and Britain
Washington G- first president of the united states.
Yellow journalism-type of sensational biased and often false reporting.
Yeo man- southern owner for a small farm.
Battle of yorktown-a war in yorktown
XYZ Affair- three agents who demanded bribe that became known as the XYZ Affair.