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tyranny
a cruel or unjust use of power
constitution
a document that sets up the framework of a government(or other organization) and establishes the rules under which that government will operate
levy
to require or collect by legal authority
frontier
an area at the edge or just beyond a settled area
intangible
not definate or clear to the mind; vague; elusive
cede
to surrender or give up
imperative
absolutely necessary or required
imperceptible
very slight, gradual, or subtle
apprehension
suspicion or fear or trouble
capsized
turned bottom up; overturned
apathetically
having or showing little or no emotion
appeasingly
in a pacifing way; in such a way as to please
neutral
to not take sides in a disagreement
oppression
harsh and unjust treatment
militia
military force composed of mainly citizen soldiers
loyalist
a settler who remained loyal to the British Crown during the revolutionary war
patriot
a colonist who supporteed the American Revolution
drove
a number of oxen, sheep or swine driven in a group; herd; flock
exploited
taken advantage of; used or abused
galoshes
waterproof boots or overshoes, usually high ones