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Unit 4 Vocabulary

US Historty Early Republic Vocabulary

1803 Us purchased Louisiana from France for $15 million, Supreme Court case Marbury v Madison
Alien and Sedition Acts A series of laws in 1798 enacted to reduce the political power of recent immigrants.
Embargo an official ban on trade with another country
Federalist supporters of the constitution, strong central government, national bank, a few to rule, sided with British, "implied powers" for government
Democratic-Republican limited federal government, sided with the French, no strong central bank, strict reading of the Constitution, all people participate in government
Foreign Policy relations with governments of other countries
Impressment The act of seizing by force
Judicial Review The principle that the Supreme Court has final say in interpreting the Constitution
Louisiana Purchase The 1803 purchase of the Louisiana territory by the United States from France, President Jefferson made this purchase
Marbury v Madison An 1803 case in which the Supreme Court ruled that it had the power to abolish laws by declaring them unconstitutional
Monroe Doctrine A policy of US opposition to any European interference in the Western Hemisphere, announce by President Monroe in 1823
Neutral not siding with one country or another
Free Enterprise An economic system in which individuals and businesses regulate the economy with limited government involvement
Political Party A group with similar ideas which seeks power to carry out the interests of its members
Created by: mrspodber