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  1. Group of people who represent the states of the US and formally cast votes for the election of the President and Vice President ELECTORAL COLLEGE

  2. Forced removal of people from their homes DISPLACEMENT

  3. Area of low-lying land next to seacoast; eastern most part of NC COASTAL PLAIN

  4. The hilly region between the Coastal Plain and the Appalachian Mountains; central NC PIEDMONT

  5. An area of thinly populated settlements that stretched from the fall line to the Appalachians. BACKCOUNTRY

  6. Long, relatively narrow island running parallel to the mainland, serving to protect the coast from erosion. BARRIER ISLANDS

  7. Imaginary line formed by connecting all the points where rivers drop suddenly from highlands to lowlands, forming waterfalls or rapids; divides coastal plain from piedmont FALL LINE

  8. A large area of land with similar features. GEOGRAPHIC REGION

  9. Original constitution of the US, was too weak and thus replaced by the US Constitution. ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION

  10. Statements/actions expressing disapproval of something PROTEST

  11. Government by the people. DEMOCRACY

  12. A person who signed and is bound to work for another person for a specified time in return for payment of travel expenses and room and board. INDENTURED SERVANT

  13. An object such as a mask, a clay pot, or a weapon that gives clues to the culture from which it comes. ARTIFACT

  14. The movement of plants, animals, diseases, and other living things between the Eastern and Western Hemisphere. COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE

  15. The exchange of goods and services for things people need. BARTER SYSTEM

  16. A crop raised for sale rather than for home use. CASH CROP

  17. Limited the power of the king and granted rights to English nobility. MAGNA CARTA

  18. The spreading out of culture, culture traits, or a cultural pattern from a central point. CULTURAL DIFFUSION

  19. First permanent English settlement in the Americas JAMESTOWN COLONY

  20. Belief that the expansion of the US was justified and inevitable. Manifest Destiny

  21. Triangle-shaped trade routes among the colonies, the West Indies, Africa and Europe. Items traded included rum and slaves. TRIANGULAR TRADE

  22. Belief in benefit of profitable trading usually to benefit a mother country. (Ex: England and it’s colonies) MERCANTILISM

  23. Group of elected officials in Virginia. First colonial legislature. HOUSE OF BURGESSES

  24. The refusal to buy certain items. BOYCOTT

  25. Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts. NATIONALISM

  26. Ethnic cleansing and forced relocation of Native Americans following the Indian Removal Act of 1830. TRAIL OF TEARS

  27. Territory in western US, purchased by Thomas Jefferson from France, doubling the size of the US. LOUISIANA PURCHASE

  28. A tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or exports. TARIFF

  29. Loyalty to one’s state or region rather than the nation. SECTIONALISM

  30. A member of the association formed in North Carolina in the 1760s for regulating public grievances and abuses of power. REGULATOR

  31. Unrestricted war in terms of weapons, territory or those involved. Laws of war are disregarded. TOTAL WAR

  32. A change in a bill, law or constitution. AMENDMENT

  33. Political powers reserved for the state governments, rather than the federal government. STATES RIGHTS

  34. The system in which each branch of government can limit the powers or actions of the other branches. CHECKS AND BALANCES

  35. An opponent of the proposed United States Constitution of 1787. ANTI-FEDERALIST

  36. Declared the Civil War a war to preserve the Union and equality for all. GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

  37. First Ten Amendments of the Constitution listing individual rights, protections from the government and rights of the accused. BILL OF RIGHTS

  38. The fact or process of being set free from slavery. EMANCIPATION

  39. The southern states that seceded from the US in 1861. CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA

  40. Controversial legislation that opened Kansas and Nebraska to white settlement with the idea they could determined whether they would enter as a slave/free state. KANSAS-NEBRASKA ACT

  41. Passed between pro-slavery and anti-slavery that allowed Maine to enter as a free state and Missouri as a slave state. All future states would be determined by the 36’30 parallel. MISSOURI COMPROMISE COMPROMISE OF 1820

  42. Belief that the expansion of the US throughout the American continents was both justified and inevitable. MANIFEST DESTINY

  43. Provided for the return of slaves who escaped from one state into another. FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW

  44. Action or state of setting someone apart from other people. SEGREGATION

  45. Idea that the authority of the government comes from the consent of its people.The people have the right to make decisions. POPULAR SOVREIGNTY

  46. Farmers, in southern US who raises crops for the owner of the land and is paid a portion of the money from sales of the crops. SHARECROPPING

  47. Legislation preventing or controlling monopolies to promote competition in business. ANTI-TRUST

  48. Idea that supports the rights and the powers of the common people in their struggle with the elite. (Farmers vs. wealthy upper-class) POPULISM

  49. Political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society. PROGRESSIVISM