Writs of Assistance
legal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled
a formal expression of opinion
Rag figure representing an unpopular individual
to refuse to buy items from a particular country
the act of not importing or using certain goods
to cancel an act or law
Ideas or information designated and spread to influence opinion
committee of correspondence
an organization that used meetings, letters, and pamphlets to spread political ideas through the colonies.
group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies.
groups of civilians who were "ready to fight on a minutes notice"
A person who supported the British during the American Revolution
A person who supported the colonists during the American Revolution
introduction to a declaration, constitution, or other official document
to sell goods abroad