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a country that agrees to help another
ally
to leave military service
desert
a person who remained loyal to Britian
Loyalist
surprise raids and hit and run attacks
guerrilla
a knife attached to a rifle
bayonet
groups of people who exchanged news throughout the colonies
committees of correspondence
refusal to buy certain goods
boycott
search warrants
wirts of assistance
rule by the people
republicanism
privately owned ship that has government permission to attack enemy ships
privateer
a person opposed to fighting and/or war
pacifist
a paid solider who fights for another country
mercenary
a person who supported colonial rights and independence
Patriot
Why were British soliders stationed in the colones following the Proclamation of 1763?
to conduct searches of colonist's homes and businesses
In what ways did the colonist protest the Stamp Act?
They attacked tax collectors and boycotted British goods.
The First Continental Congress met in Philadelphia in order to
organize resistance to the Intolerable Acts throughout the colonies
The pamphlet Common Sense was important because it
convinced many colonists that the colonies should declare their independence from Great Britian
Why did British troops march from Boston to Concord in April, 1775?
To destroy munitions stored in Concord
Why did the British decide to invade the South after the Battle of Saratoga?
THey thought that the Loyalist were strongest in the South.
A secret group that led colonial resistance to the Stamp Act was the
Sons of Liberty