Revolutionary War Terms 2
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An American who did not support revolution against Great Britain and was loyal to the King, George III.
Loyalist / tory
Citizen soldiers who were called out for emergencies to defend their homes and villages. ( minutemen)
An assembly of representatives from the American colonies which operated as the legislative body during the Revolutionary period.
A person authorized or sent as a representative of others.
An undisciplined group of protesters who often take the law into their own hands.
The artful handling of international relations, a skill necessary to negotiate a successful treaty.
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.
The act of betraying your country to the enemy.
A person who betrays his country such as Benedict Arnold during the Revolutionary War.
British slang term for an American 9 ( or patriot) not loyal to Britain during the war
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