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History 7th Grade Chapter America
History 7th Grade Chapter 9 America
Became the commander of the Continental Army.
Professional soldier hired to fight for a forgien country
an overall plan of action
Battles of Saratoga
series of conflicts bewteen British soliders and the continental Army in 1777 that proved to be turning point in the Revolutionary war
a country that agrees to help another country to achieve a common goal.
Marquis de lafayette
was a 19 year old French noblemen who volunteered to serve in Washington's Army
a long steel knife attached to the end of a gun
to leave military duty without intending to return
privlatey owned ships that has government permission during wartime to attack an enemy's merchant ship
who was the son of a free Arfican American sail maker
John Paul Jones
won the most famous sea battle.
a british general
solider who weakens the enemy with surpise raids and hit and run attacks
Battle of yorktown
tThe last major battle of the Revolutionary war which resulted in the surrender British forces.
Treaty of Paris of 1783
1763 treaty thar ended the French and Indian war Britian gained all of North America east of the Mississippi
"belief that government should be based on the consent of the people, people excerise their power by voting for political representatives"
sued for her freedom in a massachusetts court and won
helped start the Free African Society
A quaker who opposed war