Flashcards - Key Political Documents

Flashcards - Key Political Documents
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sectionalism
In national politics, sectionalism is loyalty to the interests of one's own region or section of the country, rather than to the country as a whole
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political party
A political party is a group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government
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farewell address
George Washington's Farewell Address is a letter written by the first President of the United States, George Washington, to \"The People of the United States of America\"
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Mayflower Compact
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony
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English Civil War
The English Civil War was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists over, principally, the manner of England's government
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High Middle Ages
The High Middle Ages or High Medieval Period was the period of European history around the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries
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High Middle Ages
The High Middle Ages or High Medieval Period was the period of European history around the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries
English Civil War
The English Civil War was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists over, principally, the manner of England's government
Mayflower Compact
The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony
farewell address
George Washington's Farewell Address is a letter written by the first President of the United States, George Washington, to \"The People of the United States of America\"
political party
A political party is a group of people who come together to contest elections and hold power in the government
sectionalism
In national politics, sectionalism is loyalty to the interests of one's own region or section of the country, rather than to the country as a whole
19th Amendment
The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex
Petition of Right of 1628
The Petition of Right is a major English constitutional document that sets out specific liberties of the subject that the king is prohibited from infringing
English Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is an Act of the Parliament of England that deals with constitutional matters and sets out certain basic civil rights
Pilgrims
A pilgrim is a traveler who is on a journey to a holy place
ratify
Ratification is a principal's approval of an act of its agent where the agent lacked authority to legally bind the principal
The Federalist Papers
The Federalist is a collection of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution
Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman

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