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rapids

(noun) - a rough section of a river or stream that is difficult to navigate due to the swift and turbulent motion of the water

Rebel

(noun) - name given to Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War

Rebel yell

(noun) - a battle cry used by Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War

rebellion

(noun) - armed resistance to an established government or authority

Reconstruction

Reconstruction

(noun) - the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877

refuge

(noun) - a place providing safety, protection, or shelter

region

(noun) - an area with one or more common characteristics or features that give it a measure of homogeneity and make it different from surrounding areas

Regulator Movement

(noun) - an uprising in the North and South Carolina colonies before the Revolutionary War in which citizens took up arms against colonial officials.  

reservation

(noun) - land set apart by the US government for the use of Native Americans.

reservoir

(noun) - an artificial lake used to store water

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