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Someone chosen to represent a group is called a/an ____________________.
delegate
The House of Lords and the House of Commons make up _________________________.
Parliament
To cancel a law means to _____________________ it.
repeal
When local citizens gather to discuss or vote on important issues, it is called a/an _____________________________.
town meeting
____________________________ did almost all of the work on the Declaration of Independence.
Thomas Jefferson
To protest unfair taxation, angry colonists decided to _____________________ British goods.
boycott
Shay's rebellion caused a change in the _____________________________.
Articles of Confederation
The Magna Carta was important because it listed people's ____________________.
rights
_______________________ is based on precedent and is often unwritten.
Common law
The Mayflower Compact said the government would make "just and equal ________ for the good of the community."
laws