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Unit 3 US History vocab


State ruled over by a single person, as a king or queen


A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting


Naturally part of something

Lousiana Purchase

The purchase of French land between the Mississippi river and the Rocky Mountains that doubled the size of the US

Judicial Review

The power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional


Native American woman who served as a guide an interpreter for the Lewis and Clark expedition

Cotton Gin

A machine for cleaning the seeds from cotton fibers, invented by Eli Whitney in 1793


The movement of persons from one country or locality to another


The edge of a settled area


A person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country

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