My ABC book of US history. By Chris Moore. A. Annex- to add territory. Abolitionists- A person who doesn’t support slavery. Arsenal- a storage for weapons. B. Boycott- to refuse to Buy items from a Particular country. Black country-a region of hills And forests west of the tidewater.
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By Chris Moore
Abolitionists- A person who doesn’t support slavery.
Arsenal- a storage for weapons
Boycott- to refuse to
Buy items from a
Black country-a region of hills
And forests west
of the tidewater
Burgesses- elected representatives to
any to an assembly.
Cabinet-a group of advisers
To the president.
Capital-money for investment
Cede- to give up by treaty
Debtor – a person or country
that owes money
Draft- the selection of person
For required military
Depreciate- to fall in value
Effigy –rag figure representatives
an unpopular individual
Emancipate- to free from slavery
Export-to sell goods abroad
Famine- an extreme shortage of
Federalists- supporters of the
Fugitive- runaway or trying to runaway.
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 money first in the north during the civil war.
Habeas corpus- a legal order for an
Inquiry to determine if a person has
been lawfully imprisoned.
Horizontal integration-the combining
Of competing firms into one corporation.
Hull,William-was a general that led the American army from Detroit to Canada.
Internet-worldwide linking of
Import- to buy goods from
Ironclad-armed naval vessel
Jamestown-first original settlement.
Jays treaty-when the British agreed to withdraw from American soil
To also pay damages for ships they had siezed.
John Paul Jones- he was a naval officer
Kansas-was known as bleeding Kansas for the war that took place.
Kickapoo-got kicked off their land known as the trails of tears.
King George III- was the king of England
Landslide-an overwhelming victory
Literacy-the ability to read
Lynching-putting to death a person by
the illegal action of a mob.
Maize- an early form of corn grown by Indians.
Majority- more than half
Naturalization-to grant full citizenship
to a foreigner.
Neutral- to take no sides.
Offensive- position of attacking
or the attack itself
Ordinance- A law or recognition
Override-to over turn or defeat as bill proposed in congress