cabinet • A group of people who take charge of certain duties.
Foreign policy • Government’s plan to deal with issues outside the country.
annexation • When one country takes over part or all of another country.
Domestic policy • Government’s plan to deal with issues inside the country.
expedition • A journey made for some special purpose.
interest • The price paid for the use of borrowed money.
archives • A collection of important public documents.
currency • The money used in a country.
Public lands • Property owned by a government rather than an individual.
Joint resolution • An act of both houses of Congress that has the power of law.
veterans • A person who once served in the armed forces.
Subsistence farming • Provides just enough income to support a farming family.
Cash crop • One that is sold for a profit.
revival • Meetings designed to reawaken strong religious beliefs.