incoming money
REVENUE
limitation
RESOLUTION
to refuse to buy items from a particular country
BOYCOTT
to cancel an act or law
REPEAL
legal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled
WRITSOFASSISTANCE
rag figure
EFFIGY
the act of not importing or using certain goods NON
IMPORTATION
ideas or information designed and spread to influence opinion
PROPAGANDA
an organization that spread political ideas throughout the colonies COMMITTEE OF
CORRESPONDENCE
a group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
MILITIA
companies of civilian soldiers who bragged about being ready to fight on a minutes notice MINUTE
MEN
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence
LOYALISTS
american colonists who favored American independence
PATRIOT
A formal request
PETITION
the introduction to a formal document, especially the constitution
PREAMBLE