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Glossary of American History Vocabulary Chp 7.1

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SUPPLIES
List the supplies that the Continental Army needed
Things a group of people need to carry out a task; Food, blankets, ammunition, clothing, boots
PAMPHLET;
2 synanyms
A small paper booklet that gives information ro supports a position.
Booklet; leaflet; guide
RETREATED
Why was Colonel St. Leger's retreat so unusual?
Withdraw or move back;
Leger's retreat was unusual because the decision to retreat was based on false information leaked by American General Benedict Arnold
SURRENDERED
Where did the British surrender?
Stop fighting because you are unable to win.
The British surrendered at Saratoga after being bombarded by the Americans day and night without stopping
BETRAYED
2 synanyms
Help an enemy. Surrender something important to you.
TURNING POINT
What made the win at Saratoga so important?
A place of decision.
A crossraods
After Saratoga European countries believed that America could win the war
BAYONET
How do you use a bayonet?
A long stell knife attached to the end of a gun.
A bayonet is used for close fighting to stab your opponent.
ALLY
Who were allies for America during the American Revolution?
A country that agrees to help another country achieve a common goal.
Spain and France
PRIVATEER
Who did the privateers work for?
A privately owned ship that a wartime government gives permission to attack enemy vessels.
STRATEGY
What was Washington's main strategy for the Continental Army?
An overall plan of action.
To survive

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