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3b vocabulary

unalienable rights rights that cannot be taken away
ratified to approve something
Battle of Trenton a 1776 battle in New Jersey in which George Washington's troops captured a British encampment
Battle of Yorktown the 1781 American victory in Virginia that forced the British to surrender
Battle of Saratoga a 1777 battle that was first decisive American victory
seige a military or encirclement of an enemy town or position with the purpose of forcing it to surrender
allies a nation that works with another nation for a common purpose
guerilla warfare a type of warfare in which small military groups use surprise attacks and other tactics
Treaty of Paris the peace treaty between the United States and Britain, ratified in 1783, that recognized the United States as an independent nation
Valley Forge the Pennsylvania site of Washington's Continental Army encampment during the winter of 1777-1778
Olive Branch Petition a peace petition sent to King George by colonial delegates after the Battles of Lexington and Concord
Battle of Bunker Hill this event was the first major battle of the Revolutionary War
Declaration of Independence a 1776 document stating that the 13 English colonies were a free and independent nation
continental army an army established by the Second Continental Congress to fight the British
blockade the shutting of a port to keep people or supplies from moving in or out
Patriots colonists who favored war against Britain
mercenaries soldiers who fight for pay, often for a foreign country
Common Sense a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that argued for independence from Great Britain
Loyalists colonists who remained loyal to Britain
natural rights rights that belong to all people from birth
Created by: ellenabney



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