USH Academic Vocab List #1
USH TEKS Content Vocab 11th Grade
Terms in this set (16)
Caused a shift from an economy based on farming to an economy based on manufacturing by machines in factories
Accepting the risk to start and run a business
Efforts to improve the well-being of humankind, generally through giving money
Both sides are neither gaining ground or lossing it
A great change for the better in public affairs.
an election whereby the state legislature submits proposed legistlation to the state's voters for approval
An anti-foreign feeling that arose in the 1840's and 1850's in response to the influx of Irish and German Catholics.
Movement to decrease the amount of alcohol consumed
Personal, human rights recognized and guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution
a legal proceeding in a court
Programs such as unemployment insurance, disability relief, or disability payments that provide benefits to all eligible citizens.
A monetary system in which paper money and coins are equal to the value of a certain amount of gold
Measures the number of people who are able to work, but do not have a job during a period of time.
growth of cities and a movement of people to cities
Branch of government that enforces the laws (President)