A series of laws passed by the Federalist Congress in 1798 and signed into law by President Adams
AlienAct
A person who advocates a redistribtion of landed property
Agrarian
A body of state officials typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch
Cabinet
An agreement or settlement to an issue
Compromise
Something that is owed or due; typically money
Debt
A select part of a group that is superior to the rest
Elite
A tax levied on certain goods
Excise
Supporters of the proposed Constitution
Federalist
Establish or originate, especially by providing an endowment
Founding
Explain the meaning of information, words or actions
Interpret
Refers to the act of taking men into a military or naval force by compulsion
Impressments
An amount of money or property left to someone in a will
Legacy
A policy or attitude of letting things take their own course, without interfering
LaissezFaire
The power to hear a case for the first time
OriginalJurisdiction
The total amount of money that a country's government has borrowed
NationalDebt
Patriotic feeling, principles, or efforts
Nationalism
The state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement
Neutrality
Organized group of people with similar political aims and opinions
PoliticalParty
Formal set of principal goals
PoliticalPlatform
An earlier event or action that is regarded as an example
Precedent
A state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives
Republic
The action of solving a problem or a dispute
Resolution
A state's annual income which publec expenses are met
Revenue
A tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or exports
Tariff
Not in accordance with a political constitution
Unconstitutional
Administrative decisions that are directly related to all issues and activity within a nation's borders
DomesticPolicy
A government's strategy in dealing with other nations
ForeignPolicy
Review by the US Supreme Court of the constitutional validity of a legislative act
JudicialReview