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 major events of the French and Indian War, & I can analyze its impact on the colonies.
Critical Vocabulary: Huron Indians, Iroquois Indians, Samuel de Champlain, New France, Louisbourg, George Washington, Fort Duquesne, French and Indian War, Benjamin Franklin, Albany Plan of Union, Seven Years’ War, General Edward Braddock, William Pitt, Paris Peace Settlement of 1763, Acadians, Pontiac’s Rebellion, Proclamation of 1763
- Background Question: Why did the Albany Plan of Union fail? What does that tell us about the colonies in 1754?
- Guided Instruction: The French & Indian War
- Reflection Question: To what degree did the French and Indian War move the colonists closer to revolution? Explain.
Homework: Revolutionary America Reading