A History of US, Book 4 Chapters 7-9

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diplomat

an official engaged in international negotiations

peevish

easily irritated or annoyed

republicanism

the political orientation of those who hold that a republic is the best form of government

amiable

friendly

protocol

code of correct conduct

breech

opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded

veto

vote against

indentured servant

Laborer who agreed to work without pay for a certain period of time in exchange for passage to America

bishop

a clergyman having spiritual and administrative authority

abridging

limiting or reducing

legislative

having to do with the law

executive

persons who administer the law

judicial

expressing careful judgment

aristocracy

the most powerful members of a society

gangling

ungracefully tall and thin

antiquated

no longer used or useful; very old

slopshop

a store that sells cheap ready-made clothing

witty

combining clever conception and facetious expression

facetious

cleverly amusing in tone

John Adams

Second President, 1797-1801, diplomat in France, Holland and England. believed in republicanism. Federalist

1798 the Federalist Congress passed laws called _____ and ______ Acts

Alien and Sedition

Goverment with three parts

Executive, legislative and judicial

199, ______ _____ was elected to Congress as a member of the Federalist Party

John Marshall

John Marshall

was elected to Congress as a member of the Federalist Party, secretary of State, chief justice of the U.S Supreme Court

U.S Supreme Court

last stop in the appeal process; 9 judges; highest court in the nation; hears only appeals; unanimous by judges; can hear cases from appeals court and state courts

judicial review

the review of laws by the courts

Election of 1800, ___ ______ became president

Thomas Jefferson

Alien and Sedition

set of laws to protect the nation's security passed by Adams administration

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