an agreement, or contract, among a group of people.
the notion that power lies with the people
a written document granting land and the authority to set up colonial governments.
the refusal to purchase certain goods
king or queen
to cancel a law
the study of the rights and duties of citizens
pattern of trade that developed in colonial times among the Americas, Africa, and Europe.
a system of law based on precedent and customs.
community member who owes loyalty to the government and is entitled to protection from it.
self-reliance and freedom from outside control.
the theory that a country should sell more goods to other countries than it buys.
a representative to a meeting
a ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case
a group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent country elsewhere.