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Genni Vega 2 nd pd. May 16 2011. Abc book of U.S history. Abstain- to not take part in some activity; such as voting. Affluence- the state of having much wealth. Ambush-a surprise attack Archeology- the study of the earth. Back country- a region of hills & forest west of tidewater.

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Abstain- to not take part in some activity; such as voting.

Affluence- the state of having much wealth.

Ambush-a surprise attack

Archeology- the study of the earth.

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Back country- a region of hills & forest west of tidewater.

  • Bicaremel- consisting of two houses or chambers or especially in a legislative.
  • Blockade runner- ship that sails out of blockaded area.
  • Burgesses- elected representatives to an assembly.
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Californianos- Mexicans who lived in california .

  • Cabinet- a group of advisees to the president.
  • Canal- artificial waterway
  • Capital- money for investment
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Depreciate- to fall in value.

  • Desert- to leave without permission.
  • Disarming- removal of weapons.
  • Diversity- variety or difference.
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Effigy- rag figure representing an unpopular individual.

  • Emancipate- to free from slavery.
  • Entrenched- occupying a strong defense position.
  • Export- to sell goods aboard.
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Famine- an extreme shortage of food.

  • Federalists- supports of the constitution
  • Fugitive- runaway or trying to runaway.
  • Frigate- warship.
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Global warming- a steady increase in average world temperatures.

  • Genocide- the deliberate destruction of a racial political group.
  • Greenback- a piece of us paper money 1st issued by the north.
  • Guerrilla warfare- referring to a surprise attack.
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Habeas- a legal order for an inquiry to determine whether a person has been lawfully imprisoned.

  • Holocaust- name given to the mass slaughter of Jews & other groups by the Nazis during ww2.
  • Hieroglyphics- an ancient form of writing using symbols & pictures to represent words sounds & concepts
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Impeach-to formly charge a public official with misconduct in office.

Imperils - the actions used by one nation to exercise political or economic control over smaller or weaker nations.

Implied powers- powers not specially mentioned in the constitution.

Import- to buy goods from foreign countries.

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Joint occupation- the position & setting of an area shared by two or more countries .

  • Joint stock company- a company which investors buy stock in the companies in return for a share of its future profits.
  • Judicial branch- the branch of government including the federalist court system that intercepts the nations laws.
  • Judicial Review- the right of the supreme court to determine if a law violets the constitution.
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Kansas- state in the united states fighting over slavery issues in 1850’s gave territory the name belling Kansas.

  • Kentucky- state in the south central united states borders that sided with the union during the civil war.
  • Bleeding Kansas- mini civil war.