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Social Studies Georgia 8

Loyalist/ Tories One who remained loyal to Great Britain and King George.
Patriots Those colonists who wanted independence from Great Britain
Boycott a protest in which people refuse to buy certain items until specific conditions are met.
Proclamation of 1763 an order issued by the British government that forbade the colonists from moving west of the Appalachian Mountains.
Stamp Act legislation passed by Parliament in 1765 that required stamps be placed on all printed materials and documents.
Sugar Act legislation passed by Parliament in 1764 that imposed a tax on sugar and molasses imported from the West Indies.
Intolerable Acts a series of laws passed by Parliament to punish Boston and the Massachusetts Colony after the Boston Tea Party.
Repeal to revoke or withdraw formally or officially.
Ratify approve or make legal (official approval).
Declaration of Independence document issued by the Second Continental Congress by which the delegates stated their intention to be free of British rule.
Siege a military action that occurs when forces try to capture a fortified fort or town by surrounding it and preventing any supplies from reaching it.
Federalists those who supported a strong national government and ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
Anti-Federalists federalists those who opposed a strong central government and did not favor ratification of the U.S. Constitution.
Checks and Balances the system that gives each branch of government some ways to keep the other branches from becoming too powerful.
Articles of Confederation the first constitution of the United States; ratified in 1781
Unicameral refers to a legislature that has one house.
Bill of Rights the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
Great Compromise a compromise at the Constitutional Convention in which the states agreed that the House of Representatives would be based on proportional representation and the Senate would have equal representation.
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