APUSH vocab part 1

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atrocities

Wickedness

climes

place on earth

flotilla

fleet of ships

protracted

extended length

paupers

very poor; receiving charity

primogeniture

first son

liquidate

settle a debt

intrepid

fearless

conciliatory

peace offering

punitive

punishment

assimilating

blending in

insatiable

unsatisfied

vanguard

first in the military

viable

workable

capital

official city of government

perogatives

privilege or right

buffer

space between two things

monetary

money

philanthropists

do-gooder

consensus

an agreement by majority

fervor

devotion

credo

statement of beliefs

franchise

right to vote

hersey

against the church

clerical

having to do with the church

expropriating

taking property for the greater good

seditious

the idea of rebellion

disseminating

give out information

malcontents

complainer

artisan

craftsmen

gentry

upper class

autonomy

self-rule

annihilated

destroy

benign

favorable

despotic

absolute ruler (stubborn dictator)

foray

quick attack

mutitions

weapons

dissenters

to digress

strife

conflict

advocates

supporter

manual

by hand

amicable

friendly

factional

part of a group

inception

beginning of an idea

disenfranchised

to be left out (deprived)

arable

fit for farming

lucrative

profitable

statues

laws

proximity

nearness

hierarchy

ranking

plethora

an abundance

cuisines

types of food

hybrid

mix of 2 things

propitious

kind

rudimentary

basic

integrity

morals

mundane

boring

hinterland

back country

stratification

social class structure

frugality

cheap

expropriation

seizing property for the greater good

affluent

rich

egaliteration

wanting to be equal

oligarchy

very few control the government

insurrection

the limited act of rebellion. Shut down quickly

destitute

extremely poor. penniless

squalor

filthy conditions

volatile

unstable

mortality

death rate

engendered

to give rise to something

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