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Chapter 7 Vocab.

Cram all of this into your head in 3-5 minutes!

TermDefinition
mercenary a hired soldier
recruit to enlist in the military
inflation when it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of goods
blockade a measure to keep ships from entering or leaving a harbor
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
ratify to approve officially
ambush an attack in which the attacker hides and surprises the enemy
Valley Forge The third temporary army camp for the Continental Army.
Yorktown Was a siege of British Yorktown and the last major land battle.
Haym Solomon A broker that helped fund the Revolutionary War.
Wentworth Cheswell He was person involved in many political events and was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.
Bernado de Galvez He was a Spanish leader and a Spanish soldier on the American side of the Revolutionary War.
Marquis de Lafayette French military officer that supported Washington and the American cause in the Revolutionary War.
James Armistead Was an African-American double agent that fed false information to the British and detailed accounts to the Americans
Created by: masonjinlongzhu