US History Vocab 2

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Unit 3 US History vocab

Monarchy

State ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen

Republic

A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting

Inherently

Naturally part of something

Lousiana Purchase

The purchase of French land between the Mississippi river and the Rocky Mountains that doubled the size of the US

Judicial Review

The power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional

Sacajawea

Native American woman who served as a guide an interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition

Cotton Gin

A machine for cleaning the seeds from cotton fibers, invented by Eli Whitney in 1793

Migration

The movement of persons from one country or locality to another

Frontier

The edge of a settled area

Settler

A person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country

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