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Unit 5

History final

Tyranny cruel and arbitrary use of power by a ruler. Such a ruler is called a tyrant, from the Latin tyrannus.
Vehemence Marked by a great energy, vigor, or passion
Oppression harsh or cruel treatment over a long period of time.
Arbitrary not based on reason or fixed rules; based on whim or personal preference.
Stockpile to accumulate a large supply of goods or materials for future use.
Loyalist those who fought for the English king during the American Revolution. When written with a small 'l,' it refers to any person who remains faithful to a ruler or government. It is related to early French and Latin words for law.
Vestige A trace or sign, usually used in relation to something that has passed, such as an ancient civilization.
Patriot One who loves his country and acts for its interests.
Delegate A person who represents another or others and has the power for them
Traitor a person who through actions or words sides with the enemy of his country.
Levied to impose a tax or fine.
Radical believing in the need for thorough reform; holding revolutionary views.
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