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interchangeable
able to put each in the place of the other
abolitionist
a person who is in favor of eliminating the practice of slavery
alcohol
drink (as beer, wine, or whiskey) containing ethanol
temperance movement
A movement to stop the use of alcoholic drink
lithography
a method of printing from a flat surface (as a smooth stone or metal plate) that has been prepared in such a way that only the areas meant to print will take ink
suffrage
the right of voting; also : the exercise of such right
expansion
the act of expanding, used as a term for the expansion of the US into western territories
Manifest Destiny
the philosophy or idea that America had the right to overspread and possess the whole continent of North America
locomotive
an engine that moves under its own power; especially : one that hauls cars on a railroad
preserves
areas where natural resources (as fish, game, or trees) are protected
patent
an official document granting a right or privilege; especially : a writing granting to an inventor for a term of years the only right to make, use, or sell his or her invention
trestle
a structure of timbers or steel for carrying a road or railroad over a valley