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friend, especially in war time
ally
to use warships to prevent other ships from entering or leaving a harbor
blockade
a refusal to buy goods or services
boycott
a group setup in each of the colonies to quickly share information about taxes and other issues by writing letters to groups in other colonies
committee of correspondence
a government in which the people take part
democracy
a colonist who supported the british monarch and laws
loyalist
the killing of people who cannot defend themselves
massacre
a member of the massachusets colony militia who could quickly be ready to fight the british
minutemen
the part of the british government in which members make laws for the british people
parliament
a request for action signed by many people
petition
to provide or pay for housing
quarter
a colonist who was against british rule
patriot
to undo a tax or law
repeal
a tax on goods brought into a country
tariff
working against one's own government
treason