A law created or passed by a government.
taxation without representation
Forcing people to pay taxes when they have had no say in making the law that created the tax.
To object in a public way to something that one believes is wrong or unfair.
An official public announcement.
The lawmaking part of the British government, similar to the Congress in the United States.
A person who represents others at a convention or conference.
To cancel or undo a law.
To bring into a country, especially for sale.
The murder of several or many people who cannot defend themselves.
To protest by refusing to use or buy a good or service.
First Continental Congress
A meeting of delegates from 12 colonies, held to present complaints to King George III, to set up a boycott of British goods, and to arrange a second meeting if needed.