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APUSH ch 6 vocab
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Concerning the internal affairs of a country
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domestic
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in politics, a person appointed by the head of state to take charge of some department or agency of government
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minister
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marked by strict or authoritarian rule, without consent of participation by the populace
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autocratic
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A farmer or agricultural laborer, sometimes legally tied to the land
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peasant
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French-Canadian fur trappers; literally "runners of the woods"
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coureurs de bois
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French-Canadian explorers, adventurers, and traders
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voyageurs
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a fleet of boats, usually smaller vessels
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flotilla
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concerning the relations between the biological organisms and their environment
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ecological
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Concerning the placement and planned movement of large-scale military forces so as to gain advantage, usually prior to actual engagement with the enemy
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strategic
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unconventional combat waged by small military units using hit-and-run tactics
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guerilla warfare
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in warfare, very rapid military movements, usually by small units, against an enemy force or position
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sallies (sally)
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a military operation of surrounding or attacking a fortified place, often over a sustained period.
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siege
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trained professional soldiers, as distinct from militia or conscripts
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regulars
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an official certification granting a commanding rank in the armed forces
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commissions
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