Chapter 7 Vocab Quiz

Chapter 7 Vocab Quiz

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James Armistead Was an enslaved African who then served as a spy for GW in the Continental Army in the American Revolution
Hyam Solomon Financed the Revolution
Marquis De Lafayette French aristocrat and military officer who fought in the American Revolution
Bernardo De GA?lvez Spanish military leader and colonial administrator who served as colonial governor of Spanish Louisiana
Ambush An attack in which the attacker hides and surprises the enemy
Ratify To approve officially
Strategy A plan of action
Siege An attempt to force surrender by blocking the movement of people or goods into or out of a place
Sustain To suffer of experience
Blockade A measure to keep ships from entering or leaving a harbor
Privateer A privately owned ship outfitted with weapons
Inflation When it takes more and more money to buy the same amount of goods
Desert To leave without permission
Mercenary A hired soldier
Yorktown Last battle of the Revolution: Cornwallis surrendered
Wentworth Cheswell Free African American patriot who made a midnight ride to warn about British movements
Valley Forge Where GW and his troops wintered over in 1777-1778; many died from exposure, disease, and starvation

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