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In our next social studies journey, we will learn about the American Revolution. We will study CAUSES, KEY INDIVIDUALS, and MAJOR EVENTS of the American Revolution. You can find information about each one on this site in the folder "AMERICAN REVOLUTION".

 

 

 

Nov. 6 - Dec. 1 

American Revolution
(Causes, Key Individuals, and Major Events)

Historical Understandings

SS4H1 Explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution.

I CAN explain the causes, events and results of the American Revolution

a. Trace the events that shaped the revolutionary movement in America: French and Indian War, 1765 Stamp Act, the slogan “no taxation without representation,” the activities of the Sons of Liberty, the activities of the Daughters of Liberty, Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party.

b. Describe the influence of key individuals and groups during the American Revolution: King George III, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold, Patrick Henry, John Adams, Paul Revere, and Black regiments.

c. Describe the major events of the American Revolution and explain the factors leading to American victory and British defeat; include the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Saratoga, and Yorktown.

d. Explain the writing of the Declaration of Independence; include who wrote it, how it was written, why it was necessary, and how it was a response to tyranny and the abuse of power.

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