Unit 4 Terms: "Launching the New Republic" Academic Terms

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Isolationism
Avoiding alliances with other countries, the United States maintained this foreign policy for over one-hundred years.
Impressment
The act of a foreign nation kidnapping sailors and forcing them to serve in their own military.
Blockade
A closing off of an area to keep people or supplies from going in or out.
Spoils system
The practice of rewarding political supporters with government jobs.
Tariff
A tax imposed by the government on goods imported from another country
Secede
To withdraw from an organization or alliance.
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