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unify

uni- = one

verb: to make into a single unit or thing; bring together; unite.

2

unified

verb (past tense)
made into one

adj.
united

3

levy

noun
the collection by a government of money

verb
the action of the government collecting money / taxes

4

colony

noun
a place which is under the control of a distant country. People from that country often move to and live in the colony.

Example: England had colonies in the US, Africa and Canada

5

rivalry

noun
battle, competition, contest

6

strategy

noun
a method or plan of action that you intend to use

Examples:
a battle strategy

study strategies

chess, a game of strategy

7

revolution

volu- = turn, roll

noun
the act of removing the government by force and putting a new one in its place

Examples: the American Revolution, 1775-1781

8

rebel

noun
one who fights against or does not obey authority or their government

9

boycott

noun
to refuse to buy, use, or go to in order to protest or bring about a change.

Example:
boycott on tea during the Revolutionary War

10

patriot

noun
a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country.

Example:
George Washington was a patriot.

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taxation

noun
noun
the act of taxing people

Example:
taxation without representation

12

allegiance

noun
loyalty to a person, country, or belief

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independence

noun
freedom from outside control.

Example:
People in America fought for independence from England.

synonyms:
liberty