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History 8-1, Assignment Five, The Revolution Begins

Assignment Five
The Revolution Begins

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Once the revolution started, was there any going back?

statue of george washington in boston


After Lexington and Concord, the world changed. Colonists were willing to die for independence. At the same time the southern colonies resisted being pulled into the war. As the fighting in New England intensified, the call for full independence from Britain became louder and louder.

Full fledged revolt became the policy of the Americans after the passage of the Declaration of Independence.


Students will identify and describe the course of the early Revolutionary War period.

Special instructions

See the printed assignment




Please note that this assignment was mistakenly printed with the title Assignment Five when I passed it out in class.


Printed files

Here is a link to the printed copy of this assignment.

Media files

Here is a link to the Declaration of Independence.

Online files

Here is a link to the video about the Olive Branch petition we viewed in class.

Here is a link to the video about signing the Declaration of Independence we viewed in class.

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