US History Vocabulary
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by fiona liddell
| 14 Questions
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The law making branch of a colony, state government, or the national government is the
democracy
federal
legislature
authority
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10
A friend especially in time of war is known as
a representative
an ally
an alley
a patriot
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10
Treason is
working against your own government
working for your own government
working against another country's government
working hard
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10
A blockade is
What the people in the community think
killing innocent people
a tasty drink made out of blocks
using warships to stop other ships entering the harbour
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10
The Boston Tea Party
The first shots of the war were fired
The colonists dumped tea from British ships into the Boston harbour
Boston militia met together to complain about the Tea tax
Colonists celebrated the end of the war
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10
A refusal to buy goods or services is
treason
a boycott
a tax
a tariff
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10
A request for action signed by many people is a
boycott
blockade
policy
petition
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10
Authority is
control over someone or something
money that is paid by people to run the country
a tax on goods brought into the country
a government in which people take part
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10
A colonist against British rule is
loyalist
patriot
colony
immigrant
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10
To undo a law or tax is to________it.
massacre
petition
repeal
tariff
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10
A meeting of representatives who have authority to make decisions is
a boycott
congress
correspondence
Boston Tea Part
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10
Quarter means
to provide or pay for housing
pity or mercy shown towards the enemy (shown no quarter)
a coin worth 25c
all of the answers are correct
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10
Acting on behalf of someone or something is known as
representation
public opinion
authority
militia
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The Massachusetts colony militia who could be ready to fight the British
Secondmen
minutemen
loyalists
colonists
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