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mutiny
rebellion
comrades
friends
to ward off attack from
defended
accused
charged with a crime, wrongdoing
defy
resist
treason
betraying your country's government
laborers
a person engaged in work that requires bodily strength rather than skill or training
mercy
compassionate shown toward an enemy
percussion
the striking of a musical instrument to produce tones
empire
a group of nations or peoples ruled over by an emperor
merchants
a person who buys and sells for profit; dealer; trader
Emancipation Proclamation
An executive order written by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It helped put an end to most slavery in the United States
13th Amendment
officially abolished slavery and indentured servitude in our country
abolish
to do away with; put an end to
appalled
shocked
repealed
cancelled
boycotting
refusing to buy
Redcoats
British soldiers
smugglers
people who bring things into the country illegally
taunted
yelled at, teased