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American Revolution

Across
To attack from a place of hiding.
The overthrow of a government by those who are governed.
American colonists who remained loyal to Britain and opposed the war for independence.
Abandoned.
The American army during the American Revolution.
An island of NW Europe, separated from the mainland by the English Channel and the North Sea: since 1707 the name has applied politically to England, Scotland, and Wales.
A general and progressive increase in prices.
Freedom of choice.
A group of people who leave their native country to form in a new land a settlement subject to, or connected with, the parent nation.
An act of deliberate betrayal.
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A heavy, large-caliber smooth bore gun for infantry soldiers, introduced in the 16th century: the predecessor of the modern rifle.
American colonists who fought for independence from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War.
A raid on three British ships in Boston Harbor (December 16, 1773) in which Boston colonists, disguised as Indians, threw the contents of several hundred chests of tea into the harbor as a protest against British taxes on tea and against the monopoly granted the East India Company.
Army unit smaller than a division.
A pamphlet written by Tom Paine during the darkest days of the Revolution for the Patriots that spurred them to keep fighting. "The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot..."
approve formally; confirm; verify.
The quality of being just or fair.
The trait of keeping things secret.
A war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy.
Fees for the support of government required to be paid by people and businesses.