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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