Social Studies Chapter 3 vocabulary lessons 1-3
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The law-making body of Great Britain and some other nations.
To take back or undo a law
To refuse to buy, sell or use something as a form of protest.
A person chosen to represent others, usually at a special meeting.
A small volunteer army made up of citizens
The name of a Patriot citizen soldier before the American Revolution who could be ready to fight quickly, or "within a minute."
An American colonist who supported independence from Great Britain,
A colonist who stayed on the side of, or loyal to Great Britain during the American Revolution.
Freedom to govern oneself.
A group of people chosen to meet and do work for a particular purpose.
The act of trying to overthrow one's government, or to work with an enemy against one's government.
A plan of action
To move away from an enemy.
A professional soldier hired to fight for another country.
To sign up for or join, especially the armed forces.
The study of history and features of soil rocks and minerals..
An official count of the population.
To change something in order to make it better.
A highway that involves payment of a toll, or fee for its use.
An inland waterway built by people for transportation.
A written plan of government.
A government in which power comes form the people.
A written change or addition to a set of laws, such as the constitution.
To formally approve something (such as the amendments to the U.S. Constitution).
Legal freedoms and protections.
The protection of an individual's rights by fairly carrying out law and court proceedings.
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