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faction
OPPOSING GROUP WITHIN A PARTY
unconstiutional
NOT ALLOWED UNDER THE CONSITUTION
DEMOCRATIC -REPUBLIC
SUPPORTER OF tHOMAS jEFFERSON, WHO FAVORED A DECENTRALIZED GOVERENMENT.
FEDERALIST
SUPPORTER OF THE CONSITUTION, WHO FAVORED A STRONG FEDERAL, OR NATIONAL GOVERMMENT.
XYZ AFFAIR
A 1797 FRENCH ATTEMPT TO BRIBE THE U.S. BY DEMANDING PAYMENT BEFORE TALKS COULD BEGIN ON THE ISSUE OF FRENCH SEIZURE OF NEUTRAL AMERICAN SHIPS.
FRIGATE
FAST-SAILING SHIP WITH MANY GUNS.
ALIEN AND SEDITION ACTS
IN 1798, FEDERALISTS-SUPPORTED LAWS THAT PERMITTED THE PRESIDENT TO EXPEL FOREIGNERS, MADE IT HARDER FOR IMMIGRANTS TO BECOME CITIZENS AND ALLOWED FOR CITIZENS TO BE FINCED OR JAILED IF THEY CRITICIZED THE GOVERNERMENT OR ITS OFFICIALS.
NULLIFY
IDEA THAT A STATE HAS THE RIGHT TO NULLIFY, OR CANCEL, A FEDERAL LAW THAT THE STATE LEADERS CONSIDER TO BE UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
KENTUCKY AND VIRGINIA RESOLUTION
DECLARATIONS PASSED IN 1798 AND 1799 THAT CLAIMED THAT EACH STATES HAS THE RIGHT TO DECIDE WHETHER A FEDERAL LAW IS CONSITUTIONAL AND TO NULLIFY LAWS DEEMED UNCONSTITUTIONAL WITHIN A STATE'S BORDERS.
STATE'S RIGHT
THE RIGHT OF STATES TO LIMIT THE POWER OF THE FEDERAL GOVERENMENT.