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abdicate
give up power
abolitionist
person who wants to end slavery
acculturation
process of hold ing on to older traditions
act of toleration
a1649 maryland law thet provided religous freedom for all christans
adams onis treaty
a 1821 treaty between spain and the US in witch spain agreed to give Flordia to the US
adobs
sun dried bricks
affirmative action
progarm to provide more educationand jobs opportunities for poeple who faced discrimination in the past
AFL
(american Federation of Labor)an organization of trade unions that represented skilled workers
agression
warlike act by one country without just cause
alamo
old spainish mission in Texas were Mexican forces under Santa Anna besieged taxans in 1836
Albany plan of union
proposeal by Benjerman Franklin to create one government for the the thirteen colonies
alien and sedition acts
1798 Federalists supported laws that perimmited the presidant to expel foreigners made it harder for immagrants to become citizens and allowed for citizens to be fined or jailed if they criticized the government or its officals
alliance
agreement between nations aid and protect one another
Alliance for progres
economic aid program for latian American developed by presidant Kennedy
allied powers
military alliance of France Britan RUSSIA ITLALY and 20 nations during ww1
Allies
ww2 military alliance of Britan France the Sovit Union and The United States
ally
nation that works with another nation for a common porpose
altitude
hight above sea level
amend
change
American Association of retired persons
organizations that moniters issuews of concerns to older americans
American colonizations society
1800s organizations that proposed to end slavery by helping african americans to move to africa
American Indian relgious freedom act
in 1978 law that directed federal agenciesnot to infer with native americans religous practices
american systems
program for economic growth promoted by Henery Clay in the early 1800s called for high tarrifson imports
Americans with disabilitys acts
lawed passed in the 19990s kthast prohibits discrimination in hiring poeple with physical or mental impairments
amnesty
government pardon
anarchrist
person who opposes organized government
annex
to add on or take over
anthropology
the study of how poeple and cultures develope
antifederalists
poeple who opposed the constitution and a strong national government
apartheid
strict seperation of races in south africa