Early Republic Vocabulary

Early Republic Vocabulary
Term and Definition
Precedent-- an example set for
future generations to follow
Foreign – of or relating to
another country
Domestic- issues or events
that happen in our country
Nationalism- a feeling of pride
in the entire country not just a
certain section.
Inaugural- to be sworn into
Neutral- Not choosing sides
Early Republic Vocabulary
Embargo- stopping all trade
(no imports or exports)
Strict Interpretation of the
Constitution- Government only
has powers that are listed in
the Constitution
Loose InterpretationGovernment has all powers
that are necessary and proper
to run the country.