A document that gives the holder the right to organize settlements in an area
Charter
Exporting a product at a price below the price it normally sells for in its home market. This is usually done to build market share.
Dumping
A binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Contract
An economic system based on private property and free enterprise.
capitalism
trade between two or more states
Interstate commerce
To give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreement
Cede
5th President of the U.S. 1817-1825 acquired Florida from Spain; declared Monroe Doctrine to keep foreign powers out.
James Monroe
..., Secretary of State, He served as sixth president under Monroe. In 1819, he drew up the Adams-Onis Treaty in which Spain gave the United States Florida in exchange for the United States dropping its claims to Texas. The Monroe Doctrine was mostly Adams' work.
John Quincy Adams
The right of people to rule themselves independently
Self-Goverment
The seventh President of the United States (1829-1837), who as a general in the War of 1812 defeated the British at New Orleans (1815). As president he opposed the Bank of America, objected to the right of individual states to nullify disagreeable federal laws, and increased the presidential powers.
Andrew Jackson
Right to vote.
Suffrage
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or candidates for public office and to decide the platform.
Caucus
An official public meeting of a party to choose candidates for office
Nominating convention
A system of government employment in which workers are hired on the basis of party loyalty.
Spoils System
Cherokee leader who developed the alphabet for the Cherokee language
Sequoyah
The doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal law that, in the state's opinion, violates the Constitution.
Nullification
8th President of the United States (1782-1862)
Martin Van Buren
9th president. Hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe. Nominated as the Whig's presidential candidate for 1840.
William Henry Harrison