Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

chpt 6 quiz 2

social studies vocab

Hessians German mercenaries were hired by the British to fight the American colonists
inflation a continuous rise in the price of goods; it takes more and more money to buy something
blockade an act of war; one nation closes another nation's ports, allows no ships in or out
privateer a privately owned ship armed with cannons sent out to destroy the merchant shipping of the enemy
Tories American colonists loyal to the British; also known as loyalists
guerrilla warfare a hit and run technique used in fighting a war
Green Mountain Boys a group of militia that captured Fort Ticonderoga in NY which contained much needed cannons and ammunition for the American Army
ambush a surprise attack
John Paul Jones American Naval Officer who, when asked if he was ready to surrender, stated "I have not yet begun to fight."
Battle of Saratoga the turning point of the Revolutionary War; the American victory at Saratoga convinced the French to help the Americans for the rest of the war
Treaty of Paris of 1783 the peace treaty signed by Britain and the US which ended the Revolutionary War and gave the US independence
Ratified officially approved
Battle of Yorktown the last battle of the revolutionary war; the Americans defeated the British
Created by: hms204
Popular Social Studies sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards