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8th Social Studies

UNIT 4 VOCABULARY

TermDefinition
Blockade Actions that keep a country from communicating and trading with other nations
Recruit To enlist in the military
Mercenary Paid soldier who serves in the armed forces of a foreign country
Ambush An attack in which the attacker hides and surprises the enemy.
Inflation When it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of goods; a continuous rise in prices of goods and services
Ratify To vote approval of
Privateer A privately owned ship outfitted with weapons
Siege An attempt to force surrender by blocking the movement of people or goods into or out of a place
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