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MIDDLE PASSAGE
THE VORAGE THAT BROUGHT ENSLAVED AFRICAN TO YHE WEST INDIES AND LATER TO NORTH AMERICA.
JUDICIARY ACT OF 1789
A LAW THAT ESTABLISHED THE FEDERAL COURTS SYSTEM AND THE NUMBER OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICES AND THAT PROVIDED FOR THE APPEAL OF CERTIAN STATE COURT DECISIONS TO THE FEDERAL COURT.
JUDICIARY ACT OF `1801
A LAW YHAT INCREASED THE NUMBER OF FEDERAL JUDGES, PRESIDENT JOHN ADAMS TO FILL MOST OF THE NEW POSTS WITH FEDERALISTS.
CHECKS AND BALANCES
THE PROVISIONS IN THE U.S. CONSTITUTION THAT PREVENTS ANY BRANCH OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT FROM DOMINATING THE OTHER TWO BRANCHES.
LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
THE BRANCH OF GOVERNMENT THAT MAKES LAWS.
BATTLE OF COWPENS
A 1781 BATTLE IN SO. CAROLINA WHERE AMERICANS WON A IMPORTANT VICTORY OVER THE BRITISH.
GUERRILLA
SOLDIERS WHO USED HIT AND RUN TACTICS.
SIEGE
MILITARY BLOCKADE OR BOMBARDMENT OF AN ENEMY TOWN OR POSITION IN ORDER TO FORCE IT TO SURRENDER.
BATTLE OF YORKTOWN
FINAL BATTLE IN THE REVOLUTION; THIS 1781 AMERICAN VICTORY IN VIRGINA FORCED THE BRITISH TO SURRENDER.
TREATY OF PARIS
A 1763 AGREEMENT BETWEEN BRITIAN AND FRANCE THAT ENDED THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR, MARKED THE END OF FRENCH POWER IN THE NORTH.
RATIFY
TO APPROVED