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Chapter 5 vocab

revenue incoming money from taxes of other sources
writ of assistance court document allowing customs officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods
resolution an official expression of opinion by a group
effigy a mocking figure representing an unpopular individual
boycott to refuse to buy items in order to show disapproval or force acceptance of one’s terms
repeal to cancel an act or law
prohibit to prevent or forbid
violate to disregard or go against
rebellion open defiance of authority
propaganda ideas or information intentionally spread to harm or help a cause
committee of correspondence an organization that spread political ideas and information through the colonies
occupy
encounter to meet, come face to face with
minuteman during Revolutionary era, civilian sworn to be ready to fight with only one minute’s notice
loyalist American colonist who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence
patriot American colonist who favored American independence Close
approach to draw near to something
so-called known as
advocate supporter
reconcilliation settlement, understanding
renounce to give up, to abandon
animosity hostility, ill will, hatred
infallibly without fail
torrent fast-moving liquid
petition a formal request
preamble the introduction to a formal document that often tells why the document was written
discipline the ability to follow strict rules and procedures
debate a discussion of opposing points of view
status rank or place as compared to others
Created by: Alison Johnson