7 terms

Andrew Jackson Vocabulary

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Assimilate
To adopt or take on the traditions of the larger or surrounding group.
Treaty
An agreement between nations, usually to end a war. The USA forced many Indian tribes to sign treaties giving up their land.
Compel
To force somebody to do something they do not want to do.
Frontier
A border area of a country. In Spanish—La frontera.
Self-made
Achieving wealth or influence through one's own effort instead of being born to a privileged family.
Mudslinging
When politicians who are running for office make crazy accusations against an opponent.
Jacksonian Democracy
The idea that "the common people" (ordinary folks) should control the government.