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Java Games GWD 05 Road to Independence 1763-1776

Revenueincoming money
Writs of AssistanceLegal document that enabled officers to search homes and warehouses for goods that might be smuggled.
ResolutionA formal expression of opinion.
EffigyA rag figure representing an unpopular individual.
BoycottTo refuse to buy items from a particular country to refuse in order to show disapproval or force acceptance of one's terms.
NonimportationThe act of not importing or using certain goods.
RepealTo cancel an act or law.
PropagandaThe ideas or information designed and spread to influence your opinion.
Committee of CorrespondenceAn organization that spread political ideas through the colonies.
MilitiaA group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies.
MinutemenGroups of civilian soldiers who boasted that they were ready to fight on a minute's notice.
LoyalistAmerican colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence.
PatriotAmerican colonists who were determined to fight the British until American independence was won.
PetitionA formal request.
PreambleThe introduction to a formal document , especially the Constitution.

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