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colonies
territories governed by a parent country
express
fast, direct, and often nonstop
liberty
the right to act as one chooses
patriot
a person who loves, and defends his or her country
revolutionary
of or tending to promote radical political or social change
sentries
soldiers who stand at watch for danger
taxes
fees for the support of government paid by people and businesses
ewers
large, wide-mouthed pitchers or jugs
porringers
shallow cups or bowls with handles
congregation
a group of people who regularly worship at a church
coattails
loose rear flaps of a coat that hang below the waist
engraved
carved, cut, or etched into a material
portraits
likeness of a person, especially ones showing the face
bookplates
labels posted inside books that show the owner's name
doodling
scribbling aimlessly
oppose
to act against something or someone
dispatched
sent off to a specific destination
steeple
a tall tower rising from the roof of a church or other building
transport
a ship used to carry troops or equipment
spurs
short spikes attched to heels of a riders boots
petticoat
a skirt or slip worn by girls and women as an undergarment
overtake
to catch up with
galloped
caused a horse to go quickly
volley
many shots fired at the same time
green
a grassy area located at the center of a town
lines
battle areas closest to the enemy
succession
a sequence
militia
an army of citizens who are not professional soldiers
foundry
a place where metals are cast and molded
sheathing
a protective covering on the underwater part of a ship's hull