Advantageous: Helpful or favorable.
Battle: A fight between large, organized military forces.
Battery: A group of cannons used by the military.
Bayonet: A blade attached to the end of a musket.
Blockade: To use warships to prevent other ships from entering or leaving a
Cannonade: An attack with cannons.
Cape: a point of land that juts out into a large body of water.
Channel: A passageway in a harbor.
Cashiered: Dismissed from the armed forces in disgrace because of a serious misdemeanor.
Colonist: A settler in or inhabitant of a colony.
Congress: A group of representatives who meet to work ourt a problem
Deposition: A witness's formal statement, written or spoken, provided as evidence in support of facts.
Evacuation: 1.Something evacuated or discharged. 2.The withdrawal or removal of troops, civilians, etc.
Fusil: A light flintlock musket.
Fusilier: A member of any of several British regiments formerly armed with fusils.
Garrison: A military force that is set to defend a fort or city
Geography: The Study of Earth and the people, plants, and animals living on it.
Harbor: A protected water area near shore ships where the water is deep enough for large ship can safely dock
Intrenchments: Trenches, or narrow holes in the ground use to protect soldiers.
Massacre: The killing of people who cannot defend themselves.
Militia: A group of volunteer soldiers.
Minutemen: A member of the Massachusetts colony militia who could quickly (in a few minutes) be ready to fight the British.
Muster: A gathering of the militia to practice shooting or be inspected.
Peninsula: A piece of land surrounded on three side by water
Propaganda: Information, ideas or facts spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause.
Protest: To complain against an idea or an action.
Provincial: An inhabitant of the regions outside the capital city of a country, especially when regarded as unsophisticated or narrow-minded.
Redoubt: A small building or area that gives protection to soldiers under attack.
Rubbish: Worthless, destroyed.
Regulars: A name that referred to British soldiers during the Revolutionary War.
Revolution: When people fight to replace one government with a different government.
Shipwright: a person in the trade of yacht and/or shipbuilding.
Shoreline: The water's edge.
Surveyor: Someone whose job is to measure and examine an area of land.
Siege: A long-lasting attack.
Trench: A long narrow area dug in the ground, where the earth from which is thrown up in front to serve as a shelter from enemy fire or attack.
Topography: Arrangement of the land surface; the graphic description of that arrangement in map form, as by contour lines.
Volley: When a large number of muskets is fired at once.
Wharf: A structure built on the shore projecting out into a harbor or area of water so that ships can can dock, to load or unload.