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History 8-1, Assignment Seven, The Revolutionary War

 

 

 

Assignment Seven
The Revolutionary War

Deadline, TBA, 160 points

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What brought the Americans to war?

What was the course of the war?

Washington crossing the Delaward

 

Description

The war that began as a tax revolt grew into the first time an entire nation tried, and succeeded in breaking away from Great Britain. The scope of the war is hard to imagine, but it crossed the oceans and ended up involving about 40 million people.

Objectives

After identifying and explaining the answers to the questions, students will create a packet that meets the assignment requirements.

Essential questions

What key factors and people influenced the Revolutionary War?

Special instructions

You may work in groups up to three people. Group members may share answers, but each person turns in an individual packet.

 

 

Links

Printed files

Click here to access the PDF version of Common Sense we used in class.

Click here to view the PDF file of the assignment.

Online files

Textbook Chapter 9

Textbook Chapter 10

This link connects to an excellent directory of Revolutionary War biographies.

Common Sense PDF File

Click here to view the PowerPoint file we used in class to discuss the Olive Branch Petition and the Necessity of Taking Up Arms.

Click here to access the PowerPoint file we used in class about Common Sense. I have also added a few slides beyond what we used in class in order to help with the assignment.

Click here to access the Power Point we used in class about the Olive Branch Petition and the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms.

Battle of Saratoga
1, 2, 3

Battle of KIng's Mountain
1, 2, 3

Battle of Long Island
1, 2, 3

Battle of Brandywine Creek
1, 2, 3

Battle of Yorktown
1, 2, 3

Battle of Yorktown
1, 2, 3

 

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