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To set free

A

Enfranchised

1
Q

Killing of family

A

Fratricidal

2
Q

Showing skill or cleverness

A

Adroit

3
Q

Black and white offspring

A

Mulatto

4
Q

Existing before the war

A

Antebellum

5
Q

Sway through; lack of equilibrium

A

Vacillated

6
Q

Attendant or officer in a noble household

A

Yeoman

7
Q

To agree

A

Acquiesced

8
Q

Having superior weight or influence

A

Preponderances

9
Q

Only land owners can have water from rivers

A

Riparian rights

10
Q

A mixture of races

A

Miscegenation

11
Q

Process of which several steps of a business are owned by a company

A

Vertical integration

12
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Company created to posses other companies

A

Holding company

13
Q

Exclusive ownership

A

Monopoly

14
Q

Maker of wooden casks or tubs

A

Cooper

15
Q

Industrial workers of the world

A

Wobblies

16
Q

Small Jewish town in Europe

A

Shtetl

17
Q

Where Mexicans live

A

Barrios

18
Q

Getting gain in a dishonest way

A

Graft

19
Q

Journalism based on crude exaggeration

A

Yellow journalism

20
Q

Permitted voters to make a law

A

Initiative

21
Q

The vote

A

Referendum

22
Q

Removing an elected official

A

Recall

23
Q

Illegalizing

A

Prohibition

24
Q

Kidnapping young girls to sell into prostitution

A

White slavery

25
Q

Women tend houses

A

Social housekeeping

26
Q

Right to vote

A

Suffrage

27
Q

Boxers tried to through foreigners out of China

A

Boxer rebellion

28
Q

Countries try to take over other lands

A

Imperialism

29
Q

Study of skull

A

Phrenology

30
Q

An authority of influence

A

Hegemony

31
Q

Societies that had influence

A

Spheres of influence

32
Q

German submarines in WW1

A

Unterseebooten

33
Q

Refusing to bear arms for religious reasons

A

Conscientious objector

34
Q

Hostile and aggressive

A

Belligerent

35
Q

Market shared by small number of producers

A

Oligopoly

36
Q

People leading the way

A

Vanguard

37
Q

Without borders

A

Sin fronteras

38
Q

Small grocery store in a Spanish speaking area

A

Bodegas

39
Q

Gives financial support

A

Patron