A formal agreement among groups or individuals.
The lawmaking body of the British government.
A plan for spending money.
A voice or say in something.
To work against a government.
Committees of Correspondence
Members of a committee who would write letters that would be sent to the other colonies to keep them informed.
Laws and orders issued by the British government.
To refuse to buy.
To take back.
Complete control of a good or service in an area.
Forced to obey laws.
British warships stopped other ships from entering or leaving Boston's harbor.
Feed and provide housing.
A formal meeting of representatives.
Signed request to the King.
A sudden and complete change of government.
Colonists who could quickly organize and fight in a minute's notice.
commander in chief
Leader of all the military forces.
Walls made of earth and stone.
An ancient symbol of peace.
Freedom to govern.
A formal group statement of independence.
Articles of Confederation
Colonists who supported independence.
Colonists who were loyal to the King.
Colonists who did not take a side in government.
An increase in price for goods.
Charging extra-high prices for crops or goods..
Large group of soldiers.
Parallel time lines
Two or more time lines that show events for the same period of time.
To sign up for the army.
Hired British soldiers.
A series of military operations.
An event that causes an important change.
Try to come to an agreement.
Someone who acts against his or her country.
Someone who is against slavery.
To end slavery.
Land that belongs to a nation.
A set of laws.
The Stamp Act
A tax on paper documents like newspapers.