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8th SS Chapter 8


ABOLITION the act of officially ending slavery
PINCKNEY'S TREATY a treaty negotiated by American Thomas Pinckney and signed in 1795 that gave American the right to trade and deposit goods in New Orleans
TREATY OF SAN LIDEFONSO a secret agreement between France and the Spanish king, first signed in 1800, by which Spain returned Louisiana to France
LOUISIANA PURCHASE the 1803 agreement, negotiated by Americans James Monroe and Robert Livingston, through which the US purchased all of Louisiana from France for $15 million
ADAMS-ONIS TREATY a treaty signed in 1819 that specified how much land the Louisiana Purchase added to the United States
FILIBUSTERING in the 1800's, a form of adventuring- of trying to interfere with or overthrow legitimate rule; today, using delaying tactics to put off or prevent the passage of laws
DUELING a combat between two people, especially one fought with weapons in front of witnesses
CONSPIRACY plot or scheme
MANUMISSIONS setting free of slaves by their masters
MULATTO person of mixed race
IMPRESSMENTS the practice by the early 1800's of overtaking American ships at sea and pressing common sailors into service; one factor that led to the war of 1812
MOTLEY mixed; different from each other
BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS the major battle between Great Britain and the US in the war of 1812 which took place on January 8 1815; Andrew Jackson's troops defeated the British.
CASUALTIES people injured , killed, or captured in battle
RAMPART a defensive wall or bank around a fort, castle, or settlement
ELECTORAL COLLEGE the group that formally elects the US president and vice president
CORRUPT BARGAIN the outcome of the presidential election of 1824 in which John Quincy Adams was elected by the house of representatives, even though Andrew Jackson won the popular vote.
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