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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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A

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  • Annex- to add territory.

Abolitionists- A person who doesn’t support slavery.

Arsenal- a storage for weapons

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B

Boycott- to refuse to

Buy items from a

Particular country

Black country-a region of hills

And forests west

of the tidewater

Burgesses- elected representatives to

any to an assembly.

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C

Cabinet-a group of advisers

To the president.

Capital-money for investment

Cede- to give up by treaty

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D

Debtor – a person or country

that owes money

Draft- the selection of person

For required military

Depreciate- to fall in value

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E

Effigy –rag figure representatives

an unpopular individual

Emancipate- to free from slavery

Export-to sell goods abroad

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F

Famine- an extreme shortage of

food

Federalists- supporters of the

Constitution

Fugitive- runaway or trying to runaway.

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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 money first in the north during the civil war.

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H

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.

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I

Internet-worldwide linking of

computer networks

Import- to buy goods from

Foreign markets.

Ironclad-armed naval vessel

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J

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

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K

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

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L

Landslide-an overwhelming victory

Literacy-the ability to read

Lynching-putting to death a person by

the illegal action of a mob.

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M

Maize- an early form of corn grown by Indians.

Majority- more than half

Mission-religious settlement

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N

Naturalization-to grant full citizenship

to a foreigner.

Nullify-to cancel

Neutral- to take no sides.

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O

Offensive- position of attacking

or the attack itself

Ordinance- A law or recognition

Override-to over turn or defeat as bill proposed in congress