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Ch. 11 To Declare Independence or Not

QuestionAnswer
separation from, or freedom from control by, another country or government independence
a person in the American colonies who opposed independence and wanted the colonies to remain under the control of Great Britain Loyalist
a person in the American colonies who wanted the colonies to become independent from Great Britain Patriot
Not taking sides. In the American colonies, many people did not support either side in the fight for independence neutral
Thomas Hutchinson Loyalist and royal governor of Massachusetts
Jonathan Boucher Loyalist and British religious leader
Lord Dunmore Loyalist and governor of Virginia
Benjamin Franklin Patriot, writer, inventor, scientist, printer, skilled statesman
Mercy Otis Warren Patriot, writer , poet
Samuel Adams True Patriot, writer, politician, Sons of Liberty, Committee of Correspondence, Boston Tea Party
Patrick Henry Radical Patriot, lawyer, powerful speaker, "Give me liberty" speech
tyrant a ruler who uses his power harshly
treason the crime of acting to overthrow your ruler or betray your country
resolution a statement that expresses the wishes or decision of a group
traitor a person guilty of betraying or acting against their own country
Created by: bkempa