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Assembly
A lawmaking body
Legislation
A making or passing of laws.
militia
A military force made up of volunteers.
Delegates
A member of an elected assembly.
Constables
A town officer in charge of keeping order.
Treason
The betrayal of one's country by giving help to an enemy.
Richard Henry Lee
Virginia Planter, Patriot, and signer of the Declaration of Independence.
John Locke
He was an English philosopher who believed that government was responsible for protecting people's natural rights.
John Peter Zenger
Newspaper printer whose trial in 1737 helped to establish the idea of freedom of the press.
Phillis Wheatly
Enslaved African American poet whose poems called for fair treatment for all people.