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30 Cards in this Set

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Declaration
a formal statement
week 4
Delegate
a person elected by people to represent them
week 4
Demilitarized Zone
a zone or strop of land not controlled or used only by the military
week 4
Democracy
rule by the people
week 4
Disarmament
reduction or limitation in the number of weapons
week 4
Doctrine of Nullification
idea that states had the right to reject any law passed by Congress
week 4
Due Process of Law
everyone is entitled to be treated equally under the law
week 4
Economy
the way people use resources to produce and sell goods and services
week 4`
Elector
a person selected in a state to cast an electoral bote for president
week 4
Electoral College
a group of voters chosen by each state to elect the President and the Vice President
week 4
Embargo
prevents ships from entering or leaving a port
week 5
Executive
the management branch of the government
week 5
Factory System
method of building goods that included many workers and machines working in one place
week 5
Federal
a from of government in which powers ar shared between the states and the national government
week 5
Foreign Pilicy
relations with governments of other countries
week 5
Freedman's Bureau
federal agency set up to help former slawes in the south
week 5
Free enterprise
an economic system that has few government slaves in the south
week 5
Free-soil Party
political party formed in 1846 to stop the spread of slavery
week 5
Frontier
the area that separates settled land and the wilderness
week 5
Great Awakening
religious revival
week 5
Great Compromise
agreement reached during the constitutional convention that created the American system of government
week 6
Habeas Corpus
no one can be held by the government without a cause
week 6
Heritage
a common way of thinking, believing, and doing things passed down from preceding generations
week 6
Historian
a person who studies the past
week 6
Homesteader
a person who was given 160 acres of land by the government after living on it for 5 years
week 6
House of Representatives
one of the housed of the U.S. Congress
week 6
Immigrant
a person who leaves one country to live in another
week 6
Impeachment
the process of accusing a government official of wrongdoing
week 6
Imperialism
the practices of establishing and controlling colonies
week 6
Inauguration
the ceremony in which the president takes the oath of office
week 6