american revolution

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Ally

a person or group that joins with another to work toward a goal

Congress

a group of representatives who meet to discuss a subject

Rebellion

A fight against a government

Proclamation

An official public statement

Tax

Money people pay the government in return for services

smuggling

to import goods illegally

Liberty

freedom from being controlled by another government

Protest

an event at which people complain about an issue

Boycott

a refusal to buy sell or use goods

Repeal

to cancel a law

Patriot

the colonists who opposed Britain rule

Militia

a group of ordinary people who train for battle

Minutemen

militia with special training

Commander

an officer in charge of the Army

Petition

a written request from a number of people

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