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My ABC Book of History!. By: Elizabeth Wilson 4 th period 5-12-11. A. Abolitionist: A person who strongly favors with doing away slavery. Apprentice: Assistant who is assigned to learn the trade of a skilled craftsman. American system:

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my abc book of history

My ABC Book of History!

By: Elizabeth Wilson

4th period

5-12-11

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A

Abolitionist:

A person who strongly favors with doing away slavery.

Apprentice:

Assistant who is assigned to learn the trade of a skilled craftsman.

American system:

Policies devised by Henry Clay to stimulate the growth of industry.

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B

Blockade Runner :

Ship that sails into & out of a blockaded area.

Bounty:

Money given as a reward , such as to encourage enlistment in the army.

Bond:

A note issued by the government , which promises to pay off a loan with interest.

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C

Capitalism:

An economic system based on private property & free enterprise.

Cash crop:

Farm crop raised to be sold for money.

Civil War:

Conflict between opposing groups of citizens of the same war.

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D

Debtor:

Person or country that owes money.

Dictator:

A leader who rules with total authority , often in a cruel or brutal manner.

Depreciate:

To decrease in value.

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E

Embargo:

An order prohibiting trading with another country.

Emancipate:

To free from slavery.

Emigrant:

A person who leaves a country or region to live elsewhere.

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F

Federalists:

Supporters of the constitution.

Fugitive:

Run away or trying to run away.

Frigate:

Warship

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G

Genocide:

The deliberate destruction of a racial , political , or cultural group.

Global Warming:

A steady increase in average world temperatures.

Greenback:

A piece of U.S. paper money first issued by the north during the Civil War

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H

Holocaust:

The name given to a mass slaughter of Jews & other groups by the Nazi’s during World War II.

Horizontal Interrogation:

The combining of competing firms into one corporation.

Harriet Tubman:

A woman who escaped slavery , then went and help other slaves escape as well.

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I

Impeach:

To formally charge a public official with mis-conduct in office

Impressment:

Forcing people into service as in the Navy.

Import:

To buy goods from foreign markets

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J

Judicial Review:

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