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, Boston Massacre, Captain Thomas Preston, Crispus Attucks, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts, First Continental Congress, Second Continental Congress, Lexington and Concord, Continental Army, George Washington,Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Thomas Jefferson
- Background Question: Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence? From whom did he borrow many of his ideas?
- Collaborative Learning: The Declaration of Independence Activity
- Reflection Question: Using what you learned from the Activity, summarize the causes of the American Revolution.
Tentative Test Date: September 8