Intro: Overview, Attendance, Collect HW, Agenda, Review Essential Question, Objectives, Standards
Enduring Understanding: Disputes over ideas, resources, values, and politics can lead to change.
Essential Question: Why do people rebel?
…know reasons for the growing disagreements between the American colonies and Great Britain.
…the reasons why the American colonies declared independence.
…how the Revolutionary War progressed.
…how the American Revolution changed life for different social groups in the new United States.
…Time, Continuity & Change (#2, 4, 8)
…People, Places, and Environments (#8)
…Individuals, Groups, & Institutions(#3)
…Power, Authority and Governance (#10)
…Civic Ideals and Practices (#2, 4)
Review (Blocks 2 & 4):
1) Why do you think the key battles in the Revolution moved from Massachusetts to the Middle Colonies between 1775-1778?
2) Why did France wait for a major U.S. victory before coming to the aid of the Patriot cause?
3) Why would well-trained British soldiers have had an advantage over the newly enlisted soldiers of the Continental Army?
4) Which disadvantage do you think was the most harmful to the British cause?
5) How did having a weak and divided central government hurt the Patriots?
6) What other battles besides Trenton and Saratoga were important for the Patriot morale?
7) How did the brutality of the British troops in the South play a role in their defeat?
8) What were the provisions of the Treaty of Paris?
9) Why did the Continental Congress have difficulty paying for supplies and weapons during the Revolution?
Vocabulary: contradiction, revolutionary, republic, emancipation, manumission
1) What groups in American society were probably affected the most by the Revolution?
2) How did the lives of various groups in society change based on the outcome of the American Revolution?
3) What was the new form of government selected for the United States of America and why?
4) What new political ideas defined the American republic?
5) Why do you think Americans wanted guarantees of individual rights in state constitutions?
6) How did life change for women, African Americans, Native Americans, and Loyalists after the war?
7) What do you think may have motivated women to contribute to the Patriot cause during the Revolutionary War?
8) Why was education so important to establishing social equality for women?
9) How was slavery inconsistent with the Massachusetts constitution?
10) Why do you think many people wanted to break away from British customs and traditions after the Revolution?
1) Create a drawing that shows your interpretation of the American Revolution and its impact on the colonies
2) Please include a 3-4 sentence description of your drawing on the back
3) All drawings must be in color and will be shared with the whole class
4) All drawings will be due Wednesday (tomorrow) January 28, 2015
Homework: Interpretation drawing due tomorrow; Current events worksheet_4 due Thursday – topics to include war, rights, taxation, or government.