Road to Revolution Vocabulary

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duty
tax
export
send (goods or services) to another country for sale.
goods
Physical objects such as clothes or shoes
import
to bring a product into a country to be sold
individual rights
rights guaranteed or belonging to a person
legislature
lawmaking body
levy
to collect a tax
opression
the act of keeping someone down through harsh and unjust use of power
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws in England.
representation
a person or group acting on behalf of another person or group
tax
a required payment to a local, state, or national government
taxation without representation
Reason why colonists went to war with England. Colonists thought it was unfair to be taxed by a government that they didn't have a voice in.
boycott
A refusal to buy or use goods and services.
repeal
To cancel or take back an order or law