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1

How did the Americans begin to win battles in the South?

By capturing King's mountain and it boosted morale.

2

How did the Americans and French defeat the British at Yorktown?

Cornwallis thought British ships could supply his army from the sea. American and French cut off his supplies and he was trapped.

3

What were the terms of the Treaty of Paris?

British recognized the United States as an independent nation; American agreed to pay loyalists for property lost in the war.

4

Define guerrilla

Hit and run tactics by American to harass the British

5

Define siege

Act of surrounding an enemy position to capture it

6

Define ratify

Approve

7

Define Admiral de Grasse

He led a French fleet to trap Cornwallis

8

Define the Treaty of Paris

Agreement between British and America to end war in 1783.