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My History Book of A.B.C. Taylor Jones 8/4 5-13-14. A-. Amendment-An addition to a formal document such as the constitution. Abolitionist- a person who strongly favors doing away with slavery. Alien-An immigrant living in a country in while he or she is not a citizen. B-.

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my history book of a b c

My History Book of A.B.C

Taylor Jones

8/4

5-13-14

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A-

Amendment-An addition to a formal document such as the constitution

Abolitionist- a person who strongly favors doing away with slavery.

Alien-An immigrant living in a country in while he or she is not a citizen.

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B-

Bond-a note issued by the government which promises to pay off a loan with interest.

Boy Cotton-To refuse to buy items from a particular country.

Burgesses-elected representatives to an assembly

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C-

Census- Offcial count of a population.

Cabinet-a group of advisers to the president.

Cash Crops- Farm crop raised to be solid for money.

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D-

Depression-A period of low economic activity and widespread unemployment.

Douglass, Fredrick - Born into slavery abolitionist

Drought-A long period of time with little rainfall.

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E

Embargo-An order prohibiting trade with another country.

Export- To sell goods abroad.

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

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F

Federalism-The sharing of power between federal and statement

Factory System- System bringing manufacturing steps together in one place to increase efficiency.

Fugitive- runaway or trying to run away

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Guerrilla Referring-To surprise attacks or raids rather the organized warfare.G

Greenback- a piece of U.S. paper money 1st issued by the North during the Civil War

Global Warning- a steady increase in average world temperatures.

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H

Human rights- Rights regarded as belonging to all person such as freedom from unlaw imprisonment torture and execution.

Henry, Patrick- “Give me Liberty or give me Death”

Hamilton, Alexander- Secretary of the treasury.

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I

Import- To buy from foreign markets goods .

Integrate-To end separation of different races and bring into equal membership on society.

Internet-A world wide linking of computers networks.

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J

Judicial Branch- The branch of government, including the federal court system, that interprets the nation’s laws

Judicial Review- The right of the supreme court to determine if a law violates the constitution.

Jamestown-A colonist found in 1607 where plantation owners lived.

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K

King , Martin Luther Jr.- A meeting to organize the boycott a young minister , Emerged as one of the leaders of the civil rights

Kansas Nebraska Act- Franklin pierce , A new Hampshire democrat who supported the fugitive slave act, become president in 1853

Kentucky-Western settlement the four new states Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio

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L

Legislative Branch-The branch of government that maker the nation’s law.

Loyalists- American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence.

Literacy Test- A method used to prevent African Americans from voting by requiring prospective voters to read and write at a specified level.

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M

Manifest Destiny – The idea popular in the untied states during the 1800’s that the country must expand its boundaries to the pacific.

Mayflower compact – A formal document , written in1620 that provided law and order to the plymount colony.

Militia- A group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies.

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N

Neutral- Taking no sides in a conflict .

Neutral Rights – the rights to sail the seas and not take sides in a war.

Northwest passages-Water route to Asia through north American sought by European explorers.

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O

Ordinance-A new law or regulation.

Override - To turn or defeat as a bill proposed in congress.

Offensive- Position of attacking or the attack itself.

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P

Preamble-Introduction to a formal document that explain its purpose

Plantation-

Pilgrims-

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R

Republic-A Republic is a Sovereign state in which all segments of society are enfranchised and in which the state’s power is constitutionally limited.

Revenue-

Rebel-

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S

Slavery- The Institution that supports the holding of human beings as property.

Smuggling-

Sale Tax- Taxes paid by the consumer on the godsend services people buy.

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T

Temperance-

Triangular trade-

Tariff- Tax on Foreign goods brought into a country. An official schedule of taxes imposed by a government on imports or exports

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U

Unalienable Right- Rights that cannot be given or taken away, that cannot be transferred to another.

Underground Railroad-

Untied States-

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V

Veto-

Virginia Plan-

Voting Rights-

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W

War of 1812-

Washington, George-

Eli Whitney-

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X

XYZ Affair-

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Y

Yorktown, Battle of

Yankee-

Yeoman-

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Z

Zuni, The

Zinger, John Peter