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14 terms

Ch.9 and 10 Vocabulary

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Provisional Government
temporary government
Committees of Correspondence
local groups formed to share political and military information with other communities
Petition
to formally make a request
Civil Rights
the rights of personal liberty guaranteed to US citizens by the Consitution and acts of Congress
Ad Interim
serving for the intervening time; temporarily
Recruit
to enlist people into the armed forces
Fortify
to strengthen, build up
Siege
the surrounding of a place in order to force it to surrender
Massacre
the savage and excessive killing of many people
Cavalry
a unit of soldiers who ride horses
Flank
the right or left side of a formation
Infantry
soldiers that fight on foot
Bombard
To attack often with artillery
Regular Army
A state or country's permanent army