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Words about pre-revolutionary war


The part of the British government in which members make laws for the British people.


A colonist who supported the British monarch and laws.


Money that is paid by people to support the country.


tax on foreign goods brought into a country.


American colonists who opposed British rule.


To undo a law or tax.


Members of the Massachusetts colony militia who could quickly be ready to fight the British.


Acting or speaking on behalf of someone or something.


to provide housing

Sons of Liberty

A group of men formed in Massachucetts, Attacked homes of tax collectors, breaking windows and stole their property. They attacked te tax collectors and even chased some out of the colony., secret society formed to oppose British policies

Committees of Correspondence

Organization founded by Samuel Adams consisting of a system of communication between patriot leaders in New England and throughout the colonies


refuse to buy, a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies.


signed requests for action, formal request to someone in authority, usually written and signed by a group of people


The lawmaking branch of a colony,a state overnment,or thenational government.

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