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Social Studies

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TermDefinition/Example
Articles Of Confederation Its drafting by the Continental Congress began in 1776, and an approved version was sent to the states for ratification.
Battles of kettle creek Kettle Creek flows into the Little River near the Tyrone community in Wilkes County. It likely takes its name from a local fish.
Boston Tea Party the Boston tea party was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston.
Constitutional Convention While the United Kingdom does not have a written constitution that is a single document, the collection of legal.
Declaration of Independence When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve
Georgia constitution Is the Governing document of the U.S. state of Georgia.
Intolerable Acts The Intolerable (Coercive) Acts was the Patriot name for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament.
Liberty Boys The condition of being free from restriction or control.
Proclamation of 1763 The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued October 7, 1763, by King George III following Great Britain's
Seven years war The Seven Years' War was a world war that took place between 1754 and 1763 with the main conflict being in the seven-year.
Siege of savannah The Siege of Savannah or the Second Battle of Savannah was an encounter of the American Revolutionary War in 1779.
sons of liberty The Sons of Liberty was an organization of American patriots that originated in the pre-independence North American British.
stamp act an act of the British Parliament in 1756 that exacted revenue from the American colonies by imposing a stamp duty.
U.S. Bill of Rights The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.
Constitution a body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged.
Executive having the power to put plans, actions, or laws into effect.
House of Represeitives United States House of Representatives: the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
Judicial appropriate to a court or judge
Legislature the legislative body of a country or state.
Loyalists a person who remains loyal to the established ruler or government, esp. in the face of a revolt.
Created by: bbagwell11