To refuse to participate in or buy something until certain conditions are met.
A colonist who supported independence from England during the American Revolution period.
A colonist who sided with the British during the American Revolution period.
Hit and run ambush style of fighting a war
To cancel an act or law.
Organization that spread political ideas through the colonies.
A formal request
Convention of delegates called together from the 13 Colonies, became the governing body of America during the American Revolution.
Groups of civilian soldiers who boasted that they were ready to fight in a minute’s notice.
Legal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled.
A privately owned ship that has been granted permission by a wartime government to attack enemy ships.
Paid soldier who serves in the army of a foreign country.
A secret organization that was created in the colonies to advance the rights of the colonists and to fight taxation by the British government.
Backcountry resident of NC who protested the corruption of backcountry officials.
Ideas or information designed and spread to influence opinion.