Finding Katahdin Chapter 4 Vocab

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parliment

the law making branch of government in England

loyalist

person loyal to the British crown during the Revolutionary War

legislature

a lawmaking body within a government

boycott

to protest by refusing to buy or use certain items

representative

a person who speaks or votes for a certain group of people

militia

a group of citizens organized for military purposes

depression

an economic downturn, a time of economic hardship

proprietor

owner

squatter

a person who lives on land owned by someone else

commercial

having to do with business or trade

status quo

the way things are, existing state of affairs

seperationist

a person who believed that Maine should seperate itself from the government of Massachusetts during the late 18th early 19th centuries

constitution

a document that sets forth the basic laws of a state or nation and the rights of its citizens

Democratic-Republican

late 18th early 19th century political party that supported low taxes and small government

Judicial Branch

branch of government that judges and interprets laws

impress

to force into armed service

Federalist

a member of the late 18th early 19th century political party that supported higher taxes and a more powerful central government

elector

voter, member of the Electoral College

Executive Branch

branch of the government that ensures that laws are carried out

Legislative Branch

branch of the government that makes laws

disputed territory

area of land claimed whose ownership is unclear

Acadians

a person, usually French speaking, or of French ancestry originating from Acadia

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