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16 terms

chapter5

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Precedent
guide, tradtion, model
Cabinet
a group of advisers to the president
National debt
the amount of money a national government owes to other governments or its people
Bond
paper notes issued by the government promising to repay the money in a certian length of time
speculator
people who take risks with their money in order to make a larger profit
unconstitutional
not agreeing or consistent with the constitution
tariff
tax on imported goods
neutrality
not taking sides, especially in a war or dispute
impressment
British practice of taking American sailors and forcing them into military service
partisan
favoring a particular group
implied powers
powers not specifically mentioned in the constitution
caucus
a private meeting of party leaders to choose candidates for office
alien
a person who comes from a foreign country
sedition
activities aimed at weakening established government
nullify
declare invalid make ineffective
states' rights
Powers expressly or implicitly reserved to the states.