Towards Revolution Vocabulary
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  • Question 1
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    to refuse to buy one or more goods from a certain source. An organized refusal by many people is also called a boycott

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    boycott

    militia

    repealed

    tyranny

  • Question 2
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    the unjust use of government power

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    tyranny

    violation

    repealed

    militia

  • Question 3
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    to take back, or to cancel, a law

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    uncertain

    repealed

    militia

    tyranny

  • Question 4
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    a small army made up of ordinary citizens who are trained to fight in an emergency

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    repealed

    warfare

    boycott

    militia

  • Question 5
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    to put in place by authority, such a law, tax, or punishment

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    impose

    fundamental

    tyranny

    natural rights

  • Question 6
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    breaking an established rule or law

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    policies

    petition

    violation

    fundamental

  • Question 7
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    Pamphlet that encouraged the Colonists to fight the British

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    Common Sense by Thomas Paine

    The Constitution

    The Articles of Confederation

    The Declaration of Independence

  • Question 8
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    the document written to declare the American colonies as an independent nation, free from British rule

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    The Constitution

    The Declaration of Independence

    Common Sense by Thomas Paine

    The Bill of Rights

  • Question 9
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    rights common to everyone, as opposed to those given by law

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    policies

    Violation

    Selective Rights

    natural rights

  • Question 10
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    a course of action taken by a government

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    policies

    procedures

    petitions

    natural rights

  • Question 11
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    a formal, written request made to an official person or organization

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    procedures

    petition

    policies

    fundamental

  • Question 12
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    Basic and important

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    Constitutional

    oppressive

    fundamental

    simple

  • Question 13
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    Americans had learned to govern themselves. Each colony elected its own


    assembly. Like the British Parliament, the assemblies had the power to pass laws and to create and collect


    taxes. Each assembly also decided how the colony's tax money should be spent.

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    True

    False

  • Question 14
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    Before conflict with the British began, Americans had less


    freedom to run their own affairs than ordinary people in any country in Europe. Self-government was not offered to settlers.

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    true

    false

  • Question 15
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    As the colonies grew, settlers began to dream of moving across the Appalachian Mountains and into


    the Ohio Valley—the region between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. This caused conflict between the British and the French. George Washington was able to use the opportunity to prove himself as a soldier.

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    True

    False

  • Question 16
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    Washington's whistling bullets were the first shots in a conflict known as the French and Indian War.


    This war was part of a long struggle between the French and Native Americans for territory and power.

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    True

    False

  • Question 17
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    Pick two statements that are true.

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    George Washington proposed the Albany


    Plan of Union.

    The Albany Plan of Union called for the British colonies to form an alliance for their own defense.

    The British did not take measures


    to defend their colonies during the French and Indian War.

    The colonies did not think it was necessary to work

    together at the time, and many of them relied on British protection.

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