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-.
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.
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
Census- Offcial count of a population.
Cabinet-a group of advisers to the president.
Cash Crops- Farm crop raised to be solid for money.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Preamble-Introduction to a formal document that explain its purpose
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.
Slavery- The Institution that supports the holding of human beings as property.
Sale Tax- Taxes paid by the consumer on the godsend services people buy.
Tariff- Tax on Foreign goods brought into a country. An official schedule of taxes imposed by a government on imports or exports
Unalienable Right- Rights that cannot be given or taken away, that cannot be transferred to another.
War of 1812-
Yorktown, Battle of
Zinger, John Peter