Ch. 5 & 6- The American Revolution
- Albany Plan of Union
- Stamp Act
- Sugar Act
- Townshend Acts
- First Continental Congress
- Common Sense
- John Adams
- Sam Adams
- George Washington
- Thomas Jefferson
- Paul Revere
- Ben Franklin
- John Hancock
- Thomas Paine
Ch. 5, Sect. 1- The French and Indian War
- Who fought in the French and Indian War? Who won?
- What was Ben Franklin’s Albany Plan of Union?
- What was capturing Fort Duquesne important?
- What was decided at the 1763 Treaty of Paris?
Ch. 5, Sect. 2- Turmoil over Taxation
- What was the Proclamation of 1763? Was it followed?
- Why did Britain impose new taxes on the colonies?
- What is meant by the term, “No taxation without representation?”
- Who were the new colonial leaders that emerged? (There are three listed in your notes)
- What happened at the 1770 Boston Massacre?
Ch. 5, Sect. 3- From Protest to Revolution
- What were the 4 punishments of the Intolerable Acts?
- What was decided at the First Continental Congress?
- Why were the battles at Lexington and Concord important?
Ch. 6- The Colonies Declare Independence
- Who was the author of Common Sense?
- Why was Common Sense written?
- Did Common Sense change the views of colonists?
- Who was part of the committee asked to draw up a declaration of independence?
- Who was the main author of the declaration?
- On what date was the Declaration of Independence official?
- What are the three main parts of the declaration?
Ch. 6- The Revolutionary War
- On Christmas night, Washington sailed across the Delaware River and captured what two cities?
- Why was the Battle of Saratoga important?
- The British surrendered at which battle?
- What did the 1783 Treaty of Paris conclude?
- What are 3 reasons why the Americans won the war?
The American Revolution- Video clip
- Who was the commander in chief of the continental army?
- What was the bloodiest battle of the war?
- How was the issue of slavery dealt with during congressional talks?
- What was Valley Forge?
John Adams- Part 1: Join or Die
- Why did John Adams decide to defend the British soldiers after the Boston Massacre?
- Did John Adams agree with Sam Adams’ tar and feather punishment for the British customs officials?
John Adams- Part 2: Independence
- Adams argued that the colonies needed to support the militia with what three things?
- When Adams declares that Washington be commander in chief, who seconds his decision? (Two men)
- What was Washington’s response to his appointment?
Time-line: Be able to put the following events in order. Include the year of the event.
Treaty of Paris to end the Revolutionary War
Declaration of Independence
Battles of Lexington and Concord
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