Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

alliance

Is an agreement between nations or groups to help each other against other nations or groups.

cede

to surrender

duty

an i.Import tax, on goods brought into the colonies from another country

boycott

An organized campain to refuse, to buy certain products.

petition

A written request to a goverment for something that many people want

writs of assistance

Court orders that allow officials to make searches without saying for what they were searching.

monopoly

a total control of a market for a certain product.

repeal

official end of a law or action, removing something from practice

minute man

Citizen soilders who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice.

blockade

the shutting off of a port by ships to keep people or supplies from moving in or out.

mercenaries

Soilders who serve another country for money.

militia

a force made up by civilians to protect the citizens and community

Goerge Washington

A surveyor, a leader of the militia in the colony of Virginia who later became a general in the Revolution and the first president.

John Adams

a well known farmer and leader from Massachusetts, who defended colonial rights, and became the second president

Samuel Adams

John Adam's cousin who established a Committee of Correspondence to inform colonists of British actions

Benjamin Franklin

a leader from Pennsylvania, an inventor, a writer who defended colonial rights

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set