TX His VOC 1/11/13

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TX His VOC 1/11/13
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Texas History Vocabulary Test
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  1. A change made to a law, bill, or document.
    Amendment
  2. A severe food shortage.
    Famine
  3. Rule by an army instead of the usual civil authorities.
     Martial Law
  4. A tax placed on imported or exported goods.
    Tariff
  5. The prinicple of government being ruled by the people.
    Poplular Sovereignty
  6. Action to stop transportation of goods or people into our out of an area.
    Blockade
  7. System in which a central (or federal) government shares power state goverments.
    Federalism
  8. An official order
    Ordinance
  9. The practice of renting the land on which one lives and farms
    Tenant Farming
  10. A crop produced for profit
    Cash Crop
  11. A person who has been freed from slavery.
    Freedmen
  12. To withdraw formally
    Secede
  13. Cloth
    Textile
  14. The enlisting of persons for required service in the armed forces.
    Draft
  15. To bring charges of misconduct against a public official to remove him or her from office
    Impeach
  16. A tenant farmer who receives a share of the value of the crop minus charges for rent and other expenses.
    Share Cropper
  17. Refusal by a head of government to sign a bill passed by the legislature.
    Veto

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