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My ABC Book of U.S. History. Jacob Qualls 5 th period 5-12-11. A. Annex-Added territory to ones property . Ambush-surprise attack. Arsenal-storage facility for weapons and ammunition . B. Boycott-refuse to by a certain product.

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my abc book of u s history

My ABC Book of U.S. History

Jacob Qualls

5th period

5-12-11

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A

Annex-Added territory to ones property

Ambush-surpriseattack

Arsenal-storage facility for weapons and ammunition

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B

Boycott-refuse to by a certain product

Backcountry-region of hills and forests west of tidewater

Burgesses-elected representatives to an assembly

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C

Cabinet-group of advisors to the president

Canal-artificial waterway

Caravel-small, fast ship with broad bows

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D

Depreciate-fall in value

Debtor-person that owes money to someone or government

Diversity-variety

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E

Emancipation-to free someone from slavery

Effigy-rag figure representing unpopular individual

Embargo-order prohibiting trade with other countries

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f

Federalists-supporters of constitution

Freedman-person freed from slavery

Frigate-small warship

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g

Genocide- destruction of racial, political, or cultural group

Greenback-U.S. paper money first issued in north

Guerrilla tactics-referring to surprise attacks

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H

Human rights- rights regarding to belong to all people

Horizontal interrogation-combining combining competing firms into one

Habeas corpus-legal order to lawfully imprison a person

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Import-to buy goods from a foreign market

Impressments -forcing people into service

Iron clad-armored naval vessel

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J

Jackson,Andrew-7th president of U.S.

James the first-king of England

Jefferson,Thomas-3rd president of U.S.

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K

Kansas, bleeding-riot in Kansas lasting 4 days

Keys, Francis Scott-wrote national anthem

Keel boat-small row boat

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L

Literacy-ability to read and write

Landslide-overwhelming victory

Lynching-putting a person to death by illegal actions

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Manumission-free people from enslavement

Mission-religious settlement

Majority-more than half

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Naturalization-full citizenship to a foreigner

Nullify-to cancel

Neutral-taking no side in conflict

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Offensive-position of attacking

Ordinance-a law

Override-to overrule or defeat

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Partism-favoring one side

Precedent-a tradition

Petition-formal request

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Quakers- people tolerant of other religions

Quebec act—permits government for Quebec and free religion to the French

Quechua-Incan language

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Ranchero- Mexican ranch owners

Ratify- official approval

Repeal-to cancel an act

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Sectionalism-loyalty to region

Secede-to leave a nation

Suffrage-right to vote

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Tariff-tax on imported and exported goods

Tejano -Mexican who claim Texas as home

Tribute-money paid for protection

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Unconstitutional-not agreeing with the constitution

Unalienable rights-rights that cannot be taken away

Utopia-community based on perfect society

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Vaquero- Hispanic ranch hand

Veto-to reject act

Vigilantes-people who take law into their own hands

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War of 1812-2nd war between U.S. and G.B.

Writ of assistance-legal document to search a house

War hawks-republican who press for war

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Yankee-union solider

Yorktown ,Virginia -end of American revolution

Yellow journalism-type of false journalism