Revolutionary War Terms 2

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Revolutionary War Terms 2
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  1. An American who did not support revolution against Great Britain and was loyal to the King, George III.
    Loyalist  / tory
  2. Citizen soldiers who were called out for emergencies to defend their homes and villages. ( minutemen)
    militia
  3. An assembly of representatives from the American colonies which operated as the legislative body during the Revolutionary period.
    Continental Congress
  4. A person authorized or sent as a representative of others.
    delegate
  5. An undisciplined group of protesters who often take the law into their own hands.
    mob
  6. The artful handling of international relations, a skill necessary to negotiate a successful treaty.
    diplomacy
  7. Colonial militia who pledged to fight the British " at a minute's notice." They fought the British at Lexington and Concord in April of 1775 to begin the American Revolution.
    minutemen
  8. The act of betraying your country to the enemy.
    treason
  9. A person who betrays his country such as Benedict Arnold during the Revolutionary War.
    traitor
  10. British slang term for an American 9 ( or patriot) not loyal to Britain during the war
    Rebel

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