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American Revolution

ISP American Revolution

Allies - people, groups, or nations that have joined together in an association for mutual benefit or to achieve some common purpose, whether or not explicit agreement has been worked out between them.
Blockade -an effort to cut off food, supplies, war material or communications from a particular area by force, either in part or totally.
Boycott - an act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with a person, organization, or country as an expression of protest, usually for political reasons.
Cavalry - soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.
Committees of correspondence - shadow governments organized by the Patriot leaders of the Thirteen Colonies on the eve of the American Revolution.
Loyalists - American colonists who remained loyal to the Kingdom of Great Britain (and the British monarchy) during the American Revolutionary War.
Minutemen - members of teams of select men from the American colonial partisan militia during the American Revolutionary War.
Neutral - not taking part or giving assistance in a dispute or war between others
Nonimportation - attempts to force British recognition of political rights through application of economic pressure.
Quartering - providing housing and provision for British troops in America.
Ratify - to confirm by expressing consent, approval, or formal sanction.
Repeal - the removal or reversal of a law.
Self - evident - one that is known to be true by understanding its meaning without proof.
Traitor - person who betrays another, a cause, or any trust.
Unalienable - not to be separated, given away, or taken away
Writs of assistance - a written order issued by a court instructing a law enforcement official, such as a sheriff, to perform a certain task.
Created by: Andriy