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11 terms

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