History 8-1, Assignment Six, Pre-War and Revolutionary America




Assignment Seven
Pre-War and Revolutionary America Packet

Deadline 10/21 or TBA, 320 points

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How did the British - American colonies build toward a separation from England?

George Washington Portrait



After all the acts and taxes and disagreements of the years following the Treaty of Paris, 1763, the shooting started in April, 1775.

What brought the colonists to armed rebellion?

How did disagreements turn to warfare?


Students will identify and describe the changing characteristics about the British - American colonies during this time period.

Students will identify and describe the key events and people of this time period.

Special instructions

You will probably find yourself using some work from your earlier assignments and their web pages as you work on your packet.

Be sure to use a separate sheet of paper for your the writing portion of this assignment.



Printed files

Click here to view a printed copy of the assignment. 

Media files

To view the PowerPoint we used about the French and Indian War, click here.

To view the the PowerPoint about the Boston Tea Party, click here.

To view the overview of Revolutionary War battles, click here.

To view the PowerPoint about the summer of 1775, click here.

Click here to view the video of the animated map of the American Revolutionary War we viewed in class.


Online files

Online Textbook Chapters


Sound files