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Chapters 9-11 Vocabulary Directions: This week you are to read the definition of each word, then write a sentence using the word correctly in the sentence proving you know the meaning of the word. Regulators- People in the back country banded together to stop lawless acts.

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Chapters 9-11 VocabularyDirections: This week you are to read the definition of each word, then writea sentence using the word correctly in the sentence proving you know the meaning of the word

  • Regulators- People in the back country banded together to stop lawless acts.
  • Civil strife- The fight within the colony between Native Americans and Colonists was an example of civil strife.
  • Massacre- The Paxton Boys took the law into their own hands and massacred the Conestoga Nation.
  • Caravan- Large groups of wagons traveled together for safety and protection into what was known as a caravan.
  • Conestoga- Many settlers traveled in Conestoga Wagons along the Conestoga road in their journey west to the frontier.
  • Flax- Flax and Cotton are used to make thread.
  • Loom- The loom is used to weave thread into cloth.
  • Revivalist- The revivalist preachers used a loud and simple style.
  • Frontier- The back country was also known as the frontier.
  • Circuit court- The Circuit courts decided to create parishes to help with rules and laws in towns and villages.
  • Provost Marshall- The Provost Marshall was located in Charleston and was set up to protect people from outlaws.
  • Writs Of Assistance- The British issued search warrants or writs to look for smuggled goods on colonial ships.
  • Sons of Liberty- Many unhappy men in the colonies like Gadsden joined and formed groups to protest British taxes called the Sons of Liberty.
  • Repeal- The British Parliament decided to repeal or take away the unfair stamp act tax.
  • Militia- Many men in the villages and towns joined a fighting force known as the militia.
  • Placemen- Unwanted British appointed officials were given the unpopular name of placemen.
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Continental Army- George Washington was made the commander of the Colonial or Continental Army.

  • Common Sense- Thomas Paine wrote a pamphlet about independence called Common Sense.
  • Declaration of Independence- The Declaration of Independence was signed and put into force in 1776.
  • Patriot- The patriots were the men and women in favor of revolution against England.
  • Loyalists- Many colonists remained loyal to the king and became known as Loyalists.
  • Guerilla Warfare- Francis Marion was nicknamed the Swamp Fox for his style of fighting known as Guerilla Warfare.
  • Tarleton’s Quarter-Colonel Tarleton never allowed for the armies he defeated to call for mercy or a quarter.
  • Articles of Confederation- The first government of the United States was a very weak central government know as the Articles of Confederation.
  • Perpetual Union- The perpetual union was part of the name of the Articles of Confederation.
  • Constitution- The Constitution of the United States was passed in 1789 and made the central government stronger.
  • Checks and Balances- The US constitution provides for checks and balances so no one part of the government becomes too powerful.
  • Ratification- The US Constitution was passed or ratified in 1789.
  • Boycott- Colonists decided to boycott or not buy British Goods in protest about the unfair taxes.
  • Provincial- The government set up to run the Colony of South Carolina and the other 12 colonies, was a state run or provincial style of government.
  • Treaty- The F&I War ended when an agreement was signed between England and France know as the Treaty of Paris of 1763.
  • Blockade- The British decided to stop all ships or blockade the harbor at Boston because the colonists dumped the tea overboard and cost the British millions of dollars.
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