Soc Ch19 Terms

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puppet government

a government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed

bigoted

utterly intolerant of any creed, belief, or opinion that differs from one's own

public domain

land owned by the government

bandwagon

a party that by its mass appeal or strength readily attracts many followers

apportionment

the determination of the number of members of the U.S. House of Representatives according to the proportion of the population of each state to the total population of the U.S.

re-apportionment

redistribution of representation in a legislative body

splintering

splitting or breaking into sharp, slender pieces

affidavit

a written declaration upon oath made before an authorized official

martyr

a person who is put to death or endures great suffering on behalf of any belief, principle, or cause

border state

any of the southern slave states of the U.S. Civil War that bordered the northern free states

vassalage

a position of subordination or subjection; servitude

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