Key Terms (SS test 2/16)

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Mercenary

hired soldier

Tory

Americans who were loyal to the British and opposed war

Guerilla Warfare

a type of hit and run warfare
• small groups of patriots down south suddenly appeared and attacked the British in the country side

Ratify

approve; put into action
•Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and John Jay ratified the Treaty of Paris

Constitution

plan of government

Bicameral

two house legislature

Republic

government where citizens rule through elected representatives

Depression

a time where economic activity slows down and unemployment increases

Amend

to alter or improve

Manumission

the freeing of individual slaves

Inflation

a continuous rise in the price of goods and services

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