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Vocabulary Words of My Social Studies Book

independence freedom from being ruled by someone else
decelaration a statement that declares or announces an idea
rights freedoms that are protected by a government's laws
treason a crime of fighting against ones own government
loyalist someone who was still loyal to the king
neutral not to take sides
inflation a rise in the prices of goods
retreat to move away from the enemy
mercenary is a soldier who is paid to fight for a foreign country
victory is the defeat of an enemy
strategy a plan of action
traitor someone who is not loyal
surrender to give up
Patrick henry he said give me liberty or give me death
Thomas paine wrote common sense
George Washington was the commander-in-chief of the patriots
Benjamin Franklin tried to get help from France
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence
James Armistead he spied on the British army
Abigail Adams wanted congress to recon
Created by: katiewatson