Flashcards in US History Chapter 8 Vocabulary Deck (12):
governement subject to the will of the people before the Civil War, the idea that people living in a territory had the right to decide by voting if slavery would be allowed there.
withdrawl from the union
a railway system extending across the continent
the continuation of life or existence
the capacity, degree and accuracy of ones consciousness, awareness or comprehension.
practice of letting voters accept or reject measures proposed by the legislature
an act of rebellion against the established government
communication by letters
to prepare or devise according to a systematized statement or formula
the law administered by military forces that is invoked by a government in an emergency
an agreement or pledge to do something in the future