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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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