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Inauguration
The ceremony in which the president officialy takes the oath of office.
Precedent
An act or a decision that sets an example for others to follow.
National Debt
The total amount of money that a government owes to others.
Bond
A certificate that promises to repay the money loaned, plus interest, on a certain date.
Speculator
Someone who invests in a risky venture in the hope of making a large profit.
Tariff
Tax
Foriegn Policy
Refers to the actions that a nation takes in relation to other nations.
Nuetral
Not taking sides in a conflict.
Democratic
Ensuring that all people have the same rights.
laissez faire
A French term meaning, "let alone".
free market
Goods and Services are exchanged with little regulation.
Judicial Review
Gave the Supreme Court the power to decide whether laws passed by congress were constitutional and to reject laws that it considered to be unconstitutional.
Expedition
Long Voyage of Exploration
Continental Divide
A mountain ridge that seperates river systems flowing towards opposite sides of a continent.