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JH American History

Notgrass American History Unit. 4-6

Financial Related to money or finances.
Mutiny A group of people refusing to obey orders and forcibly taking control away from their leader.
Legend A story from the past that is believed to be true, but cannot be proven.
Negotiate To discuss something formally in order to make an agreement.
Modernize To make something up-to-date with present styles or needs.
Attraction Something interesting or enjoyable that people want to visit, see, or do.
Engineer A person trained to design and build complicated machines, systems, or structures.
Isolated Separate from others
Migrate To move from one country or place to live or work in another.
Whaling The job or business of hunting whales.
Resentment A feeling of anger or displeasure about someone or something unfair.
Regulate To set or adjust the amount, degree, or rate of something.
Backfire To have the reverse of the desired or expected effect.
Rabble A large group of loud people who could become violent.
Represent To act or speak officially for someone or something.
Peninsula A piece of land that is almost entirely surrounded by water and is attached to a larger land area.
Controversy Strong disagreement about something among a large group of people.
Charter A document issued by a government that gives rights to a person or group.
Philanthropist A wealthy person who gives money and time to help make life better for other people.
Petroleum A kind of oil that comes from below the ground and that is the source of gasoline and other products.
Satellite An object that moves around a much larger planet.
Aquatic Taking place in or on water.
Ingest To swallow or take something, such as food into your body.
Delicacy Something pleasing to eat that is considered rare or luxurious.
Watershed A time when an important change happens.
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