Students will analyze how history is a series of connected events shaped by multiple cause and effect relationships, tying past to present.
I can summarize the social, political, and economic factors that drove the American colonies to independence.
Critical Vocabulary: King George III, Albany Plan of Union, Treaty of Paris, Proclamation of 1763, Writs of Assistance, Sugar Act, Stamp Act, Quartering Act, Stamp Act Congress, Sons of Liberty, Declaratory Act, Townshend Acts, Circular Letter, Boston Massacre, Captain Thomas Preston, Crispus Attucks, Gaspee, British East India Tea Company, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Coercive Acts, Quebec Act, Intolerable Acts, First Continental Congress, Second Continental Congress, Lexington and Concord, Continental Army, George Washington, Olive Branch Petition, Hessian, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Thomas Jefferson
- Background Question: Write 2-3 sentences addressing the Declaration of Independence from the perspective of a Patriot.
- Citizenship Question: What was the name of the U.S. war between the North and the South?
A. Civil War
B. World War II
C. War of 1812
D. Revolutionary War
- Collaborative Learning: The Road to the Revolution Project
- Reflection Question: Write 2-3 sentences addressing the Declaration of Independence from the perspective of a Loyalist.
Homework: The American Revolution Reading