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9 Cards in this Set

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propaganda
information designed to influence opinion
writs of assistance
legal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for smuggled goods
Loyalist
a colonist who did not consider unfair taxes and regulations sufficient cause for rebellion--loyal to Britain
minutemen
Militia volunteers who could be ready to fight at a moment's notice
Patriot
a colonist who was determined to fight the British until America won its independence.
boycott
to refuse to buy something
ratify
to accept or approve
militia
groups of citizen soldiers
preamble
an introduction