Unit 5 Social Studies Vocabulary

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  1. an almost religious conviction that the nation should extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific
    manifest destiny
  2. A count of the population in each state; required by the Constitution; taken every 10 years
    census
  3. To give up land
    cede
  4. maps of land lots
    plats
  5. Georgia's worst political scandal involving land in 1795
    Yazoo Land Fraud
  6. Businessmen who buy land at a low price, hold it until the price rises, then sell it to make a profit
    land speculators
  7. to abolish a law
    repeal
  8. a drawing for land where a person can try to "win" free land
    land lottery
  9. A private roadway built and maintained by a company; travelers paid toll charges to use the road
    turnpike
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Unit 5 Social Studies Vocabulary
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Vocabulary associated with GA History between the American Revolutin and the War Between the States
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