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chapter 6 vocab

revenue incoming money from taxes or other sources
writ of assistance a court document allowing custom officers to enter any location search smuggles goods
Prohibit prevent/forbid
resolution offical expression of opinion by a group
effigy mocking figure representing an unpopular individual
boycott refuse to buy items in order to show disapproval or force acceptance of one's terms
repeal cancel an act or law
violate disregard or go against
rebellion open defiance of authority
Propaganda ideas/information intentionally spread to harm or help a cause
committee of correspondence organization that spread political ideas and information though the colonies
occupy move into and take control of a place, especially by force
encounter a sudden, often violent
Civil disobedience the use of non violent protests to challenge a government or its laws
Minuteman a civilian ready to fight with only one minute notice
approach draw near to something
loyalist an American colonist who remained loyal to the Britain and opposed the war for independence
patriot American colonist that favored American independence
so-called known as
petition a formal request
discipline the ability to follow strict rules and procedures
Debate a discussion of opposing points of view
preamble the introduction to a formal document that often tells why the document was written
status rank or place compared to others
Created by: GodlyManGirl