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Chapter 7 - Road to Rev Vocab (Morgan)

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ally
Definition: a person or group that joins with another to work toward a goal

Example: The ally for the American Indians were the French during the Seven Year War.
ally
Definition: a person or group that joins with another to work toward a goal

Example: The French and Indians joined together to reach their goal.
congress
Definition: a group of representatives who meet to discus a subject

Example: Congress has to discuss a state law
congress
Definition: a group of representatives who meet to discus a subject

Example: The president held a congress meeting
rebellion
Definition: a fight against government

Example: Britain and America had a REBELLION after the French and Indian War.
proclamation
Definition: an official public statement

Example: The Proclamation of 1763 said that colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains.
proclamation
Definition: an official public statement

Example: Martin Luther King Jr. gave a proclamation about the unfairness of separating blacks and whites.
tax
Definition: a money that people pay to their government in return for services

Example: The Colonist were forced to give tax to the King
tax
Definition: a money that people pay to their government in return for services

Example: Our parents had to go pay their taxes before we went to the park.
smuggling
Definition: import goods illegally

Example: I was smuggling the candy into the movie when I was caught
liberty
Definition: freedom from being controlled by another government

Example: Across the colonies, groups formed and called themselves the Sons of Liberty.
protest
Definition: an event in which people complain about an issue

Example: When the president was speaking somebody was complaining about tax
protest
Definition: an event in which people complain about an issue

Example: Colonist had a protest against stamp act
boycott
Definition: a group of people who refuse to buy, sell, or use certain goods

Example: A group that I was in was in a boycott
repeal
Definition: cancel (a law)

Example: The president cancels the new law not to long after it became a law.
repeal
Definition: cancel (a law)

Example: The quartering act was for 1765 to 1767
massacre
Definition: the killing of many people

Example: The Boston Massacre was a huge part of the Revolutionary War.
correspondence
Definition: written communication

Example: Soon every colony had communities of correspondence.They sent each other letters
quarter
Definition: give people food and shelter

Example: The homeless man went to the quarter to get shelter from the rain.
quarter
Definition: give people food and shelter

Example: The kind man QUARTERED a homeless family.
delegate
Definition: someone chosen to speak or act for others

Example: The congress wrote a letter to Americans to have the same freedoms as the British
patriots
Definition: colonist who oppose British rule

Example: There was a crowd of patriots booing the Britain's.
militia
Definition: a group of ordinary people who train for battle

Example: The British had their own militia
minutemen
Definition: militia with special training

Example: The minutemen's had special training.
commander
Definition: officer in charge of the army

Example: The commander gave Britain an order.
petition
Definition: a written request from a number of people

Example: The ground of people sent a petition to the government to report a problem.