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  1. Which if these best describes the ratification of the constitution?
    A. In key states the tide slowly turned in favor of the ratification
    B. each state quickly approved the constitution
    C. Most states were initially against the ratification
    A
  2. Self appointed enforcer of the law
    Vigilante
  3. Belief held in the 1800s that Americans had the right and duty to spread across the continent all the way to the pacific ocean
    Manifest destiny
  4. Name for the wealthy planter who made their money from cotton in the mid 1800s
    Cottonocracy
  5. To add on
    Annex
  6. Someone who invests in a risky venture in the hope of making a large profit
    Speculator
  7. Power of the supreme. Kurt to decide whether acts of a president or laws passed by congress are constitutional
    Judicial review
  8. Actions that a nation takes in relation to other nations
    Foreign policy
  9. Practice of awarding supporters with government jobs
    Spoils system
  10. Right that no person can be held in prison without first being charged with a specific crime
    Habeas corpus
  11. Supporter of the constitution who favored a strong federal or national government
    Federalist
  12. A private meeting often a political meeting
    Caucus
  13. Ban on trade
    Embargo
  14. Idea that the gov should play as small a role as possible in economic affairs
    Laissez faire
  15. Place where one is safe from persecution
    Refuge
  16. Act or decision that sets an example for others to follow
    Precedent
  17. Period when business activity slows, prices and wages fall, unemployment rises
    Depression
  18. Process of population shifting from farms to cities
    Urbanization
  19. To give evidence against
    Incriminate
  20. Principle by which he powers of gov r divided among separated branches
    Separation of powers
  21. Person who invests in a buisiness in order to make a profit
    Capitolist
  22. To give up
    Cede
  23. Loyalty to a state or sections rather than a whole country
    Sectionalism
  24. Idea that a state has the right to nullify or cancel a federal law that state leaders consider to be unconstitutional
    Nullification
  25. Devotion to ones country
    Nationalism
  26. A strip of land in present day Arizona and new Mexico for which the US paid Mexico 10 million dollars in 1853
    Gadsden purchase

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