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US C6 L4-6

The American Revolution

TermDefinition
revolution the act of overthrowing and replacing a government
siege an event in which an army prevents people in a fort or city from leaving; this is done in an attempt to capture the fort or city
hessian a soldier paid by the British to fight the Americans
three- pronged attack an attack in three separate places against an enemy
compromise a settlement of differences in which each side gives up some of its demands
evacuate to move away from a dangerous area
convict to find someone guilty of a crime
traitor someone who turns against his or her own country
sharpshooting the ability to shoot a gun with great success
lure to draw in someone or something by hinting of gain
Prime Minister the main official in some countries, such as Great Britain and Canada
Treaty of Paris of 1783 Great Britain recognized America's independence, this treaty established new boundaries
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