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Chapter 6 vocab

Revenue incoming money from taxes or other sources
writ of assistance court document allowing customs officers to enter any location to search for smuggled goods
Effigy a mocking figure representing an unpopular individual
Resolution an official expression of opinion by a group
Boycott Refuse to buy
Repeal to cancel an act or law
Rebellion open defiance of authority
Propaganda ideas or information designed and spread to influence opinion
Committees 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
Encounter a sudden, often violent clash
Civil disobedience the use of nonviolent protests to challenge a government or its laws
Minuteman during Revolutionary era, civilian sworn to be ready to fight with only one minute's notice
Loyalists an American colonist who remained loyal to the British government
Patriots An American colonist who favored American independence
Petition A formal request
Preamble Introduction to the Constitution
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