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Indentured Servant
someone who agreed to work for an employer in exchange for passage to the New World
week 7
Individual Rights
a person liverty is granted by the Bill of Rights
week 7
Independence
freedom from control by others
week 7
Industrialization
an economy begins to be based on factories instead of farming
week 7
Inflation
the rise in prices
week 7
Isolationism
a national policy of maintaining a nation's interest without being involved with other countries
week 7
Judicial System
the branch of government that is the court system
week 7
Judicial Review
the idea that the Supreme court has the right to review all laws made by Congress
week 7
Legislative Branch
the lawmaking body
week 7
Legislature
a state lawmaking body
week 7
Libery
freedom
week 8
Limited Government
everyone, even elected officials, must obey the law
week 8
Loyalist
someone loyal to England during the American Revolution
week 8
Manifest Destiny
idea that American had a right to all of the land between the east and west coasts
week 8
Mayflower Compact
1620 agreement between Pilgrims to estabish a government in the New World
week 8
Melting Pot
idea American culture is a blend of many different cultures
week 8
Mercantilism
economic system in which England controlled the trade of the colonies
week 8
Middle Passage
journey of captured Africans to the new world to be sold as slaves
week 8
Militia
armed civilians who are supposed to defend their communities
week 8
Mormons
group of people who moved west to avoid religious persecution
week 8
Nationalism
patriotic feelings for one's country
week 9
Neutral
to not become allies with any country
week 9
Northwest Territory
land that formed the states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois
week 9
Patriot
a person who believed that the American colonists had the right to stand up for their liberties
week 9
Pioneer
one of the first people to settle or enter a new territory
week 9
Plantation
large farms that raise cash crops
week 9
Political Party
group of people that supports a candidate running for a government position
week 9
Popular Sovereignty
government in which the people have the power
week 9
Popular Vote
a vote of the people
week 9
Pilgrims
a person from England who settled at Plymouth
week 9