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15 terms

american revolution

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Ally
a person or group that joins with another to work toward a goal
Congress
a group of representatives who meet to discuss a subject
Rebellion
A fight against a government
Proclamation
An official public statement
Tax
Money people pay the government in return for services
smuggling
to import goods illegally
Liberty
freedom from being controlled by another government
Protest
an event at which people complain about an issue
Boycott
a refusal to buy sell or use goods
Repeal
to cancel a law
Patriot
the colonists who opposed Britain rule
Militia
a group of ordinary people who train for battle
Minutemen
militia with special training
Commander
an officer in charge of the Army
Petition
a written request from a number of people