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the name given to the conflict that took place in North America between France and Great Britain between 1754 and 1760; so named because the majority of Indian tribes sided with the French against the British
French and Indian War-
open resistance to authority
rebellion-
the crime of trying to overthrow the government of one’s state or country
treason-
the governing body of Louisiana while it was a Spanish colony; the Cabildo made legal decisions, set policy for the colony, and advised the governor
Cabildo-
goods brought into a country to sell
imports-
one who measures and marks off boundary lines to establish land ownership
surveyor-
not taking sides in a disagreement
neutral-
a person or country that cooperates with others on some projects
ally-
a military force composed of mainly of citizen soldiers
militia-
a situation that occurs when armed forces try to capture a fortified fort or town by surrounding it and preventing any supplies form reaching it
siege-
during the Spanish colonial period, the ability to store goods in warehouses in New Orleans before loading them onto oceans going ships
right of deposit-
one who is skilled in dealing with others
diplomat
the 1803 purchase from France of over 60 million acres of land in N.A. for 15 million dollars
Louisiana Purchase
the seat of government for a state or nation
capital
to add terrotory to an already existing governmental unit,m such as a city, state or nation
annex
a privately owned ship that was armend with the backing of the government, expeceted to capture the ships of the governmnet enemies
privateers
the practive of forcing sailors into service against their will
impressment
to use naval forces to isolate a seaport and prevent any ships form entering or leavinge the port
blockade
In 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case that resulted in the ruling that segregation was unconsitutional.
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka
an organization formed after the Brown decision to support segration
citizen's council
ideas, facts, or rumors spread to help a cause or to hurt the opposit
propaganda
the idea that the state legislature could place itself between the federal government and the people; a part of the state's rights argument
interposition
an organization formed in 1909 to work for equal rights for americans
NAACP National Assoiation for the Advancement of Color People
the process of opening facilities to people of all races or ethnic groups with out restrictions
integration
to refuse to deal with a person, place, or thing
boycott
A demonstration where a person or gourp enters a facility and refuses to leave until they are reconized or ther demands are mett
sit-in
A federal law that ened segration by prohibiting discrimination in public
civil rights act of 1964
a written decription of the rules or standerds under which an organization ro professional should opperate
code of ethnics
the removeal of federal rules and restrictions from an industry
deregulation
a federal law passed in 1965 that outlawed literacy test and poll taxes and the sent registers into the southern states to registure black voters
voting rights act
a law that requires all government meetings involving elected and appointed groups must be public
sunshine law
a selection of the state consitution that states basic rights
bill of rights
multilane limited access high ways that extend though more than one state and therefore part of federal highway system
interstate highway
neighborhoods in the outter edges of cities
suberbs
transporting students to schools out of their neighborhoods in order to create radically ballanced schools
bussing