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Chapter 9 vocab

foreign policy +

foreign policy a policy pursued by a nation in its dealings with other nations, designed to achieve national goals or what's best for that country
Rush-Bagot Agreement An agreement that limited the naval power on the Great Lakes for both the United States and British Canada
Convention of 1818 An agreement that set the border between the United States and Canada at the 49 degree north latitude.
James Monroe This man was our 5th president and he created a foreign policy to deal with the newly independent Latin American states among other things.
Adams-Onis Treaty An agreement in which Spain gave eastern Florida to the United States.
Nationalism A feeling of pride and loyalty to one's country
Henry Clay This man was known as the "Great Pacifier" because of his support of the Compromise of 1818
American System This is Henry Clay's plan for raising tariffs to pay for internal improvements such as better roads and canals.
Cumberland Road This was the US's first federal road project that ran form Maryland to West Virginia
Erie Canal This is a man-made waterway that ran from Albany to Buffalo
Sectionalism This is when the interests of one geographic region is greater than the interests of the nation as a whole
culture This word refers to the behaviors and beliefs of a particular society, ethnic group or age group.
Created by: Sandberg



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