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ABOLISH
TO PUT AN END TO
AMENDMENT
A change in or addition to a document.
American Revolution
The war fought by the American colonists to gain their independence from Great Britain. It took place from 1775 to 1781.
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendments to the Constitution.
Boycott
An act of protest such as when people get together as a group and refuse to buy from or deal with a store or company.
Colony
A settlement or territory ruled by another country.
Constitution
A set of rules and laws that tells how a government is organized and run.
Diverse
People of many different backgrounds.
Indentured Servants
A person who agreed to work for someone for a set period of time in return for the cost of coming to America.
Plantations
A large farm usually found in the Southern states.
Self-sufficient
Able to provide most of one's own needs.
Founders
People who were important in the establishment of the United States.
Slaves
A person whose rights are denied and who is forced to work for another person.