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US History/8th grade Indiana Social Studies Chapter 6 Vocab Flash Cards

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mercenary
paid soldier who serves in the army of a foreign country
recruit
to enlist soldiers in the army
transfer
to move from one plave to another
previous
earlier; coming befored
desert
to leave without permission
inflation
a continuos rise in the prices of goods
aid
to help
issue
point or matter of discussion
blockade
cut off an area by means of troops or warships to stopsupplies or people from coming in or going out; to close off a country ports
privateer
armed private ship licensed to attack merchant ships
guerrilla warfare
a hit and run technique used in fighting a war; fighting by small bands of warriors using tactics such as sudden ambushes
impact
effect or influence
sustain
to suffer or experience
ratify
to give offical approval to
ambush
a surprise attack
strategy
plan of action
pursue
to continue