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MY ABC Book Of U.s. History. Alexis Bradley 5 th period Rosehill kids May 13,2011. A. Abolitionist Person who favors doing away with slavery. Abstain To not take part in some activity such as voting. Ambush A surprise attack. B. Boycott To refuse to buy items from particular country.

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My abc book of u s history

MY ABC Book Of U.s. History

Alexis Bradley

5th period Rosehill kids

May 13,2011


My abc book of u s history

A

Abolitionist

Person who favors doing away with slavery

Abstain

To not take part in some activity such as voting

Ambush

A surprise attack


My abc book of u s history

B

Boycott

To refuse to buy items from particular country

Burgesses

Elected representatives to an assembly

Blockade Runner

Ship that sails into and out of a blockade area


My abc book of u s history

C

Cabinet

A group of advisers to the president

Canal

An artificial waterway

Caravel

Small fast ship with a broad bow


My abc book of u s history

D

Douglas Frederick

African American abolitionist taught himself to read and write

Douglas Stephen A

Young senator from Illinois resolve crisis

Dix Dorothea

Tried to change the way prisoners were treated


My abc book of u s history

E

Embargo

An order prohibiting trade with another country

Emancipation

To free from slavery

Export

To sell goods aboard


My abc book of u s history

F

Fifth Amendment

No person shall be deprived of life liberty

Fist Amendment

Religion assembly petition press speech

Fort Sumter

Fort on an island guarding Charleston harbor


My abc book of u s history

G

Global Warming

A steady increase in average world temperature

Garrison William Lloyd

Abolitionist antislavery movement

Genocides

Deliberate destruction of a racial political or cultural group


My abc book of u s history

H

Henry Patrick

Persuaded the burgesses to take action against the stamp act

House of Burgesses

Make local laws for the colony

Hamilton Andrew

Secretary of war


My abc book of u s history

I

Impressments

Forcing people into service as in the navy

Import

To buy goods from foreign markets

Ironclad

Armored navel vessel


My abc book of u s history

J

Jay John

Chief Justice of supreme court to negotiate

Jay’s Treaty

British agreed to withdraw from American soil: did not deal with issue of impressments

Jackson Andrew

Hero of war of 1812


My abc book of u s history

K

Kansas-Nebraska-Act

Both lay North 36 degrees 30 latitude line

Key Francis-Scott

Wrote the poem the star spangled banner in 1931

Kentucky & Virginia

Claimed that alien & sedition acts could not be put into action because they violated the constitution


My abc book of u s history

L

Legislature Branch

The branch of government that makes the nation’s law

Landslide

An overwhelming victory

Lynching

Putting to death a person by the illegal action of a mob


My abc book of u s history

M

Manumission

The freeing of some enslaved people

Martry

A person who sacrifices his/her life for a principle

Militia

A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies


My abc book of u s history

N

Northwest Ordinance

Single northwest territory out of lands north of the Ohio river east of Mississippi river

Neutral

Taking no side in a conflict

National Debt

The amount of money a national government owes to other governments or its people


My abc book of u s history

O

Ordinance

A law or regulation

Overseer

Person who supervises a large operation or its workers

Override

To overturn or defeat as a bill proposed in congress


My abc book of u s history

P

Pacifist

Person opposed to the use of war or violence to settle disputes

Pain Thomas

wrote the book common sense

Penn William

Belong to protestant group was a Quaker


My abc book of u s history

Q

Quakers

Believed every individual had an inner light that could guide him/her to salvation

Quatering of troops

No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house without the consent of the owner nor in time of war

Quebec Act

Permanent government for Quebec & granted religious freedom to French Catholics


My abc book of u s history

R

Ranchero

Mexican ranch owners

Ratify

To give official approval to

Reconcilitaion

Settling by agreements or coming together again


My abc book of u s history

S

Saratoga battle of

Persuaded the burgesses to take action against the stamp act

Strait

Persuaded the burgesses to take action against the stamp act

Suffrage

Persuaded the burgesses to take action against the stamp act


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