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Flashcards in Road To Revolution Deck (16):
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Arsenal

A collection of weapons

2

Boycott

Organized campaign to refuse to buy or use certain goods and services

3

Duty

Import tax

4

Apprentice

Someone who learns a trade by working for someone in that trade for a period of time

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George Washington

The general who led the continental army during my the American Revolution

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Gentry

Upper class - royal officials , wealthy farmers/ plantation owners, successful merchants

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Querrilla Warfare

Using nature to your advantage to surprise your opponent

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Indentured servants

Working on a debt with a contract to work for 4-10 years in exchange for passage to the colonies

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John Adams

A colonist. Who Believes strongly in the law and defended British troops for the Boston Massacre

10

Minutemen

Farmers and others who could be prepared to fight in a minute or less

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Old North Church

Used as a signal light "one if by land and two if by sea "

12

Paul Revere

One of the sons of Liberty at the Boston tea party
One that screamed "the red coats are coming "

13

Propaganda

Media created to convince someone of a particular point of view

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Repeal

Take back a law

15

Sons of Liberty

Protested the tea act by dumping chests of tea into the Boston harbor

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Desert

To leave , abandon like a person or organisation