US History Vocabulary #7
US History, NYS Regents, Constitution, Federal Era
Terms in this set (15)
Precedents, judicial decisions, expansion of legal power and procedures not officially in the Constitution.
Conducting a campaign to influence members of a legislature to vote according to a group's special interest.
An official counting of the population.
A representative; a person sent in the place of another, with the authority to act on their behalf.
Voting for representation by the general population
To allocate (seats in a house of representatives) in accordance with new population distribution
To impose or collect (a tax, for example).
To give (something) to someone as a share or task.
A stipulation or qualification, especially a clause in a document or agreement
A set of doctrines or beliefs that form the basis of a political, economic, or other system.
Commanded the Continental army during the American Revolution, Set precedents that were followed by other presidents such as forming a cabinet
2nd President who had previously opposed the Stamp Act and who helped in the American independence movement, Controversial due to the Alien and Sedition Acts
Author of the Declaration of Independence, 3rd President of the US, instrumental in the purchase of the Louisiana Territory
Co-writer of The Federalist Papers, first secretary of the treasury, promoted US economic development
This was supposed to stop Britain from impressing United States sailors and selling guns to the Native Americans. However, neither problem was solved with the resulting agreement.