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morgan vocab set 7/8

TermDefinition
popular sovereignty the concept that political power rests with the people who can create, alter, and abolish gov
primary sources evidence produced by someone who participated in an event or lived during the time being studied
a protective tariff a tax on an imported product instituted to protect local industries
reconstruction post civil war period 1865-77 armed occupation of the south states forced adherence to federal authority
john c Calhoun a leading supporter of states rights movement of south us supported slavery believed a state had the right to secede from the union
Radical Reconstruction congress us congress took a radical extreme position against the south states after the civil war pushed more radical agenda on them than Lincoln wanted
Patrick Henry member of the Continental congress who said "give me liberty or give me death"
reform movements efforts to reform society or change it for the better such as the temperance abolition and suffrage movements
removal and settlement of native Americans land was important to the us during the 1800s native americans occupied a big portion of this land it was gov policy to force them off their land and resettle them somewhere else
secondary sources descriptions or interpretations prepared by people who were not involved in the events described they provide useful background material and context for info gained from primary sources
slave trade 1490s-1700s the sale and transportation of people from africa all over the Americas all american states outlawed this in the late 1700s
tariff policies(taxes) gov raise operating funds by charging a tax on imported goods these taxes place foreign merchants at a disadvantage by making their goods more expensive
commerce the buying and selling of goods done on a large scale between cities,states,and countries in trade
doctrine a rule, theory, or principal of law. in gov it's used to describe a nations policy towards another nation
war of 1812 sometimes called the 2nd war of independence; a dispute where great britian invaded the us, burned the white house. us almost lost
Washington farewell address in 1796, Washington decided not to pursue a 3rd term as president in his address he spoke about the dangers of getting involved in European affairs and the threat of rising political parties
Henry clay known as the great comprimiser when dealing with slavery issues between the north and south
Jefferson Davis states rights activist became the first and only president of the confederate states of america
king George lll king of England in 1760: very strong monarch; very repressive against the the colonist; lost the revolutionary war; could never get over the loss; later in life he suffered from mental illness
Ben Franklin founding fathers, inventor, great thinker
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