American Revolution Vocabulary Part I
Terms in this set (12)
Places ruled by another country, not by their own people.
To complain publicly about something that people believe is wrong or unfair
People in the American colonies who wanted the colonies to break away from Great Britain. Such people favored independence.
Money that is owed to someone else. People have debts when they've borrowed money.
The lawmaking part of the British government, similar to the Congress in the U.S.
People in the colonies who were loyal to the king and opposed independence.
Laws created or passed by a government.
To take back, or to cancel, a law.
colonists who did not support either side in the fight for independence.
Taxation Without Representation
Forcing people to pay taxes when they had no say in making the law that created the tax.
Freedom, especially from control by another country or government.
A person guilty of acting against his or her own country.
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