ABC Book of U.S. History. Cody Koehn 4 th period. A. Adams, John-Was in the 2 nd congress. Antifederalist- Individuals who opposed rattif, caution to the constitution. Abolitionist- A person who is strongly against slavery. B.
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ABC Book of U.S. History
Adams, John-Was in the 2nd congress
Antifederalist- Individuals who opposed rattif, caution to the constitution.
Abolitionist- A person who is strongly against slavery.
Boston Tea Party- 342 chest of tea was poured in the Boston Harbor
Boston Massacre- 5 unarmed civilians were shot and killed
Bill of rights-The 15 Amendments
Cash crop- Farms sold for money.
Constituents- people that members of congress represent
Cotton gin- a machine that removed seed from cotton fiber.
Disarment- removal of weapons.
Diversity- variety of differences.
Dissent- disagreement with or opposition to an opinion.
Emport- to sell gods abroad.
Emancipate- free slaves
Effigy- rag future representing an unpopular individual.
Famine- an extreme shortage of food.
Fugitive- runway or trying to runaway.
Genocide- deliberate destruction of a racial political, or cultural group
Guerilla tatics- referring to surprise.
Global warming- a steady increase in average world temp.
Internet- a worldwide linking of cpu.
Iron clade- armored navel vessel.
Import- to buy goods from foreign markets.
Judicial review- The right of the supreme court to determine if a law violates the constitution
Joint occupation- a posetion and settling of an area shared by one or more country.
Judicial branch- branch of gov. including the federal court system, that interests the nations laws
Kansas- bleeding Kansas
Kansas Nebraska act- it created the areas of Kansas and Nebraska it let people vote
King Henry viii- King of England
Literacy- the ability to read and write
Lynching- putting a person to death a person by illegal actions of mob
Land slide- an overwhelming victory
Manumission- the freeing of some enslaved person
Majority- more than half
Maize- an early form of corn grown by native Americans
Neutrality- a position of not taking sides in a conflict
Noniportation- the act of not importing or using certain goods
Naturalization- to grant full citizenship to a foreigner
Ordinance- a law of regulation.
Offensive-possition of attacking of the attack itself.
Privateer-armed private ship
Partisan- favoring one side of an issue
Quechua- Incan language.
Quakers- antislavery movement.
Quebec- is now Canada.
Reserved powers-powers retained by the states
Repeal-to cancel an act or law
Smuggling-trade illegally with the other nations
Sectionalism-loyalty to a region
Suffrage-the right to vote
Toleration- the acceptance of different beliefs
Total war- war on all aspects of the enemy's life
Tariff- a tax on imports or exports
Unconstitutional- not agreeing or consisting with the constitution
Utopia- community based on a vision of a perfect society sough by reformers.
Unalienable rights- a right that cannot be surrendered
Veto-to reject a bill and prevent it from becoming a law
Vigilantes-people who takes the law into their own hands
Vaquero- Hispanic ranch hand
War hawks- republicans during Madison's precedence passed for war with Brittan
Write of assistance- legal document that enabled officers to search homes and war houses for goods that might be smuggled
Xyz affair- three French agents as x,y,z
Yellow journalism- a type of sensation, based, and often false reporting
yeoman=- southern owner of a small farm who did not have enslaved people.
Yankee- union soldier
Zenger, John Peter- new York weekly journalist