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American Revolution

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american revolution

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boycottAn organized group refusal to buy or use a product
compensationsomething given as payment for or loss
effigya crude image of a hated or demised person
embargoa suspention by a government of foreign trade
militiaA body of citizens who received military training outside regular armed forces
minute mana member of the Amer. militia
republica country governed by the elected representatives of the people
writ of assistancea written or legal order allowing customs officials to search private establishments without a search warrant
shrewdclever or practical
severenceThe act of cutting from the whole
burlyheavy and strong;muscular
jostledto push or bump by running into suddenly
hailedto designate by tribute
triedto examen in a court of law
passiveforced to act by an outside influence


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