Ch6-8 Terms

Ch6-8 Terms - Federico Nusymowicz 8/30/2006 Period 4 The...

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Federico Nusymowicz 8/30/2006 Period 4 The Road to Revolution ID Mercantilism: the economical policy stating that a nation’s power is based on it’s supply capital, which in turn leads to an increase in exports and a decrease in imports. Writs of assistance: like search warrants but without restrictions on the searcher. The Gaspee: English boat enforcing the Navigation Laws torched by Americans. Olive Branch Petition: one of the last attempts of the Second Continental Congress to achieve peace with George III by his addressing of the colonial grievances. Armed Neutrality: Armed neutrality, in international politics, is the posture of a state or group of states which makes no alliance with either side in a war, but asserts that it will defend itself against resulting incursions from all parties. Joseph Brant: Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (sometimes spelled Brandt or Brand) (c. 1742 – 24 November 1807) was a Mohawk leader and British military officer during the American Revolutionary War. Brant was perhaps the most well-known
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Ch6-8 Terms - Federico Nusymowicz 8/30/2006 Period 4 The...

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