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mercenary
A hired soldier.
regiment
A troop of soldiers.
seige
A long-lasting attack.
encroach
To move onto without asking permission.
pacifist
A believer in a peaceful settlement of difference.
declaration
An official statement.
movement
An effort by many people.
olive branch
A symbol of peace.
Continental
A soldier in the first colonial army, which was headed by George Washington.
treaty
An agreement between countries.
revolution
A sudden, complete change of government.
independence
Freedom to govern on one's own.
negotiate
To talk with one another to work out an agreement.
grievance
A complaint.
enlist
To join.
allegiance
Loyalty
neutral
Not taking a side in a conflict (argument).