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George Washington

A 21 year old surveyor in the Virginia militia

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Militia

A force made up of civilians trained as soldiers but not part of a regular army

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Alliance

An agreement between nations or groups to help each other against other nations or groups

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Cede

Surrendered

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Duty

An important tax

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Boycott

An organized campaign to refuse to buy certain products

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Petition

A written request to a government

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Writs do assistance

Court orders that allow officials to make searches without saying for what they were searching

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John Adams

A Massachusetts lawyer who defended the nine soldiers tried for murder in the Boston massacre

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Samuel Adams

Establishes the committee of correspondence, its purposes as to keep colonist informed on the British actions.

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Monopoly

Total control of a marketing for a certain product

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Repeal

Official end

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Minutemen

Citizen soldiers who could be ready to fight at a minutes notice

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Blockade

The shutting off of a port by ships to keep people or supplies from moving in or out

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Mercenaries

Soldiers who serve another country for mony