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DEMOCRATIC
Establishing that all people have equal rights.
IMPEACHMENT
To bring formal charges against a federal or state public official with the intent of removing the official from office.
PRECEDENT
A model to be used as a guide for future action.
BLOCKADE
Something that prevents goods and people from moving in and out of an area.
DESERTER
A soldier who abandons his or her military duty without permission.
SHAMAN
A Native American religious leader.
MARBURY v. MADISON
A supreme Court ruling that claimed a law passed by Congress was unconstitutional.
NATIONAL ANTHEM
An official song of praise and patriotism. (Ours is called the Star Spangled Banner)
LAISSEZ-FAIRE
Hands-off government policy concerning private businesses.
JUDICIAL REVIEW
The right of the Supreme Court to review laws passed by Congress.
CEDE
To give up, as land.
IMPRESSMENTS
The act of forcing men to serve military duty.
EMBARGO
An official government ban on trade.
WAR HAWK
A person in 1812 who wanted the United States to go to wat against Great Britain.
PRIVATEER
Armed, private ships that protected colonial ports.
PROPHET
Tecumseh's brother, Tenkwatawa.