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8th Grade History

Chapters 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4

QuestionAnswer
revenue incoming money from taxes or other sources
Writ of Assistance court documents 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
encounter a sudden, often violent dash
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 to move into and take control of a place, especially by force
Minuteman civilian sworn to be ready to fight with only one minute's notice
loyalist colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence
patriot colonist who favored American independence
approach to draw near to something
so-called known as
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: SSC