Ch.9 and 10 Vocabulary

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Provisional Government

temporary government

Committees of Correspondence

local groups formed to share political and military information with other communities

Petition

to formally make a request

Civil Rights

the rights of personal liberty guaranteed to US citizens by the Consitution and acts of Congress

Ad Interim

serving for the intervening time; temporarily

Recruit

to enlist people into the armed forces

Fortify

to strengthen, build up

Siege

the surrounding of a place in order to force it to surrender

Massacre

the savage and excessive killing of many people

Cavalry

a unit of soldiers who ride horses

Flank

the right or left side of a formation

Infantry

soldiers that fight on foot

Bombard

To attack often with artillery

Regular Army

A state or country's permanent army

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