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Vocabulary words and people

George Washington Revolutionary War Hero and first U.S. President
precedent examples set by someone that become traditions others follow
United States Cabinet board of advisors for the president
electoral college a body of people representing the states of the US who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
national debt the total amount of money owed by a country to its lenders
tariff tax on imports
strict construction the view that the federal government is only allowed to do what the U.S. Constitution specifically says it can.
loose construction the view that the federal government is allowed to do anything that the U.S. Constitution does not specifically forbid
whiskey rebellion a protest by farmers in Pennsylvania over taxes
neutral to not take sides in a disagreement, conflict or war
neutrality proclamation statement made by President Washington that the US would not side with any nations at war in Europe.
act laws passed by congress
money equals power
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