a group of civilians trained to fight in emergencies
a formal request
Civilians who are ready to fight at a minutes notice
to refuse to buy items from a particular country
to cancel an act or law
a formal expression of opinion
information intended to influence opinion
colonists who wanted American independence during the American revolution
colonists who choose to side with Britain during the American revolution
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taking no side in a conflict
paid soldier who serves in the army of a foreign country
to enlist soldiers in the army
to leave without permission
to close off a country's port
to give official approval
a surprise attack
a continuous rise in the price if goods and services
armed private ship
Washington's troops crossed the Delaware river to take Trenton , New Jersey, in an ambush
The Patriots defeat the british at the battle of Saratoga
The treaty of paris was signed
Washington finds out that admiral Francois de Grasse is heading toward Chesapeake Bay Washington secretly leads his troops south to Yorktown.
At Yorktown there were 14000 American and French troops that trapped Cornwallis's 7500 british and hessian troops.