Welcome New Horizon Academy
TimeOct. 07, 2011
Test on Tuesday October 11th.
people and concepts for review
inflation: loss of value of money
robert morris: pennsylvania merchant who helped to organize finances for the partriots
loyalist: favored British rule
letters of marque: license issued by congress to private ship owners authorizing them to attach British merchang ships
writ of assistance: a search warrant enabling customs officers to enter any location to look for evidence of smuggling
nathan hale: American captain who when captured byt eh British said," i only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"
patriot: supported the colonies during war
james otis: believed colonist should not be taxed because they had no representation
emmancipation: the act or process of freeing enslaved persons
due process: proper court procedures
recession: slow down in the economy
james madison: secertary during the convention and was primary author to the constitution
virginia plan: favored large states, representation based on population.
duty: taxes on imports and exports
popular sovereignty:rule by the people
alexander hanmilton: wanted to revise the articles of confederation to make them stronger
new jersey plan: favored small states. Representation was equal for all states
federalism: government that had both federal and state powers
john hancock: Anti federalist
veto presidents power to reject a law presented to him from congress