American Colonists who believed that the colonies had the right to govern themselves.
American Colonists who were loyal to the British Government.
A nation that joins another nation in some common effort, such as winning a war.
A small army made up of ordinary citizens who are available to fight in an emergency.
The unjust use of government power. A ruler who uses power in this way is called a tyrant.
To take back, or to cancel a law.
To refuse to buy one or more goods from a certain source. An organized refusal by many people is also called a boycott.