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delegate
3.

a person who acts or speaks for others
8.

Continental Army
8.

A group of soldiers from the colonies,led by Washington
4.

First Continental Congress
4.

the 1774 meeting of delegates from the colonies
11.

redcoat
11.

a British soldier
9.

independence
9.

freedom
1.

Parliament
1.
Part of the British governemnt that makes laws
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Patriot
5.

A person who loves and supports his or her country
13.

ally
13.

friend or helper
2.

Sons of Liberty
2.

An organized group of colonists who led the fight against taxation
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Declaration of Independence
10.
Document explaining why American colonists were breaking away from Britain
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Hessian
12.

A German soldier paid by the British to fight Americans
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revolution
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A complete and often violent change of government
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militia
14.

a part-time army of local citizens
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Loyalist
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An American colonist who remained loyal to Britain