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Information designed to influence opinion
PROPAGANDA
A colonist who did not consider unfair taxes and regulations sufficient cause for rebellion
LOYALIST
A formal expression of opinion
RESOLUTION
To cancel
REPEAL
A formal request
PETITION
To refuse to buy
BOYCOTT
Groups of citizen soldiers
MILITIA
Incoming money
REVENUE
A colonist who was determined to fight the British until America won its independence
PATRIOT
An introduction
PREAMBLE
A rag figure
EFFIGY
Militia volunteers who could be ready to fight at a moment's notice
MINUTEMEN
Soldier who ran away
DESERTER
A hired soldier
MERCENARY
American who supported independence
PATRIOT
American who supported Great Britain and opposed the war for independence
LOYALIST
The patrol of waterways to prevent other ships from entering or leaving harbors
BLOCKADE
To approve
RATIFY
A surprise attack
AMBUSH
Privately owned merchant ship equipped with weapons
PRIVATEER
Hit-and-run technique used in battle
GUERILLA WARFARE
To enlist
RECRUIT
Taking neither side in a conflict
NEUTRAL
To leave the army without permission
DESERT