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S.S. - Ch. 8 Vocab

Social Studies - Unit 4 - Chapter 8 Vocabulary

Independence Freedom from being ruled by someone else.
Declaration A statement that declares, or announces, an idea.
Rights Freedoms that are protected by a government's laws.
Treason The crime of fighting against one's 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 A soldier who is paid to fight for a foreign country.
Victory The defeat of an enemy.
Battle Map A diagram detailing movements of both sides that took part in a particular battle.
Strategy A plan of action.
Traitor Someone who is not loyal.
Surrender To give up.
Created by: Magnuson