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the right to vote
to give up
to add or attach or Take Over
The candidate or party that wins more than half the votes cast in an election.
the right of states to limit the power of the federal government
80,000 people who went to California looking for Gold (They left in 1849)
A private meeting often a political one
the practice of a successful political party giving public office to its supporters.
1800s belief that Americans had the right to spread across the continent.
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force.
large meetings of party delegates to choose candidates for office
military blockade or bombardment of an enemy town or position in order to force it to surrender
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