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Chapter 3

Social Studies

New York City The first capital.
The Potomac River The land that was given for the capital lay next to this river.
Washington, DC The capital city of the United States.
precedent An example
budget budget
Electoral College The group of people that chooses the president of the United States
Anthony Wayne Defeated the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers
The Cabinet The group of people who give advice to the president
John Adams The second president elected in the United States.
Political Parties Groups of people who try to gain power in the government.
Circuit-Riding Preacher A preacher who rode on a planned route to preach in towns that did not have a preacher.
George Washington The first president who set a precedent that a president can only serve two terms.
Federalists A political party who wanted the United States to be powerful in trading and banking.
Democratic-Republicans A political party who wanted the United States to be a nation of farmers.
National Government Made up by the president, Congress and courts.
State Government Made up of the governor, the legislature, and the courts.
Local Government Made up of the mayor, the city council and the courts.
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