American Revolution Vocabulary

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An intellectual movement of late 17th and 18th centuries emphasizes reason and individualism rather than tradition.
Citizens who enrolled for military service and serve full time only in emergencies.
An agreement with more than one nation to cooperate for specific purposes.
To yield or surrender to another.
To abstain from buying or using.
To present a formal request often with many signatures to a particular case.
A written order, issued by court instructing a law enforcement official to perform a certain task.
The control of a supply or trade in a service.
Revoking a law or congressional act.
A person who strongly supports their country and is always prepared to defend it.
A member of a class of American militiamen who volunteered and would be ready for service at a minute’s notice.
An act of sealing off a place to prevent goods or people from entering or leaving.
A professional soldier who serves in a foreign army.
A person sent to represent others.
A decision to do or not to do something.
An introductory statement.
A complaint against an unjust or unfair act.
Soldiers who fought on horseback.
To be enrolled in armed services.
Colonists who stayed loyal to the British during the American Revolution.
A person not in the armed services.
Paper currency issued by the continental congress.
A ship that engaged in maritime warfare under a commission of war.
Actions performed in an unplanned way, normally without authorization.
Someone who betrays a friend, country, or really anything.

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