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US-Unit 3

America Expands

Federalism Distribution of power within a government - in the United States this usually describes the division of powers between state and federal governments
Government the group of people that has power to make laws and important decisions for a community, state, or nation - in the United States this usually is made up of elected officials
Expansion The act of becoming larger or more extensive
Representation The action of speaking or acting on someone else's behalf - in the United States government, elected officials represent citizens wants and needs
Foreign Policy Gov’ts strategy for dealing with other nations
Native American A member of the indigenous group of people from the American continent
Slavery In United States history: a system of bondage where African Americans were forced to work for owners for no pay
Industrialization the process by which an economy is transformed from primarily agricultural to one based on the manufacturing of goods
Liberty Power to do as one pleases and wants at any time they want to
Immigrant A person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country
Borders A line separating two political or geographical areas, especially countries
Sovereignty Supreme Power or authority over oneself, in terms of government - self-governing
Manifest destiny the 19th-century doctrine or belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable.
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