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Term 3: Extended


Artisan a worker in a skilled trade, esp. one that involves making things by hand.
Inalienable Unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor
Supremacy Having power or authority over a group of people
Social Contract The idea that rulers get their power only from the consent of the people. The people give up some rights (total freedom) so that the rulers can prevent chaos / anarchy. If the rulers abuse the people’s rights, the people must create a new government.
Broadside/pamphlet A song or piece of writing printed on one side of paper during colonial times. Could be printed quickly and distributed throughout the day.
Scientific Revolution Time period (1500-1800) when people developed new ideas in math, physics, astronomy, biology, medicine, and chemistry.
Casualties People injured / killed / missing in action in a battle or war
Correspondance News, information, opinions exchanged by letter
Writs Formal legal documents issued by the English government
Coercive To force a change in behavior through threats / harsh treatment
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