81. _____ siege A military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling the surrender of those inside
82. _____ guerrilla warfare Irregular warfare in which small group of military personnel use raids, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger force
83. _____ morale Confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a group at a particular time
84. _____ Olive Branch Petition A letter to King George III from the Second Continental Congress where they made a last attempt to avoid war
85. _____fleet A group of ships sailing together, engaged in the same activity; a country’s navy
86. _____Valley Forge Where Washington settled his troops, but was low on food and clothing, resulting in 2,000 men dying of disease and malnutrition
87. _____Battle of Trenton An important Patriot victory where Washington and his men surprised the Hessian troops on Christmas day and took 900 prisoners.
88. _____ Benedict Arnold One of America’s most gifted officers turned coat and rejoined the British army
89. _____ Battle of Yorktown Where the Continental Army surrounded the city and lay siege that led General Cornwallis to surrender ending the war.
90. _____ Treaty of Paris A formal agreement between Britain and America saying that the colonies are an independent nation and Britain has no claim to land to the land between the Atlantic and Mississippi.