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American Revolution

American Revolution Vocabulary

Government Any group of people living together in a country, state, or community that has to live by a set of rules
Military The armed forces of a country
Congress A group of elected officials who meet to discuss, debate, and pass laws
President The head of the government and chief officer
Constitution A set of rules that guide how a country works (how the branches of government work, what powers they have, and states the rights of citizens)
Elected To choose someone to hold pubic office by voting
Independence Freedom, not being controlled by others
Petition A written document that many people sign to show that they want a person to do or change something
Allies To unite or form a friendly connection with another person, business, or country
Revolution A sudden or complete change in a way that people live or work
Compromise An agreement that is reached by each side giving in, or coming to an understanding that benifts both sides
Liberty The power to choose what you want to do. Having the ability to act and speak freely
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