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learning goal Reviewing Learning Goals in American Revolution More Specific Information from 6.3
Learning goal... Describe the sequence of events that led to American victory in the Revolutionary War. Skirmishes at Lexington and Concord Olive Branch Petition Battle of Bunker Hill Green Mtn. Boys at Ft. Ticonderoga British leave Boston Declaration of Independence What we know so far.... 1775 1776 July 4 April 13 June 17 May 10 July 5 March 18 Put these 2 events in order.
Discover who won various major battles. We are learning to... Topic... Put events in sequence. Determine significance of particular events. Use cause and effect to determine why things happened as they did. Associate battles with outcomes. (Winners and losers)
We are learning about this because... Learning goal...
For instance, using cause and effect, we can see where these other events might fit... Jan.9 Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense King George III blockades all ports. Dec.23 Nov.28 American Navy established King George III declares colonies in open rebellion Aug.23 General Howe comes to New York Harbor w/30 Br. battleships and 40,000 men March 4 Washington places cannons overlooking Boston. June-July
For instance, using cause and effect, we can see where these other events might fit...and we can make predictions. Jan.9 Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense King George III blockades all ports. Dec.23 Nov.28 American Navy established King George III declares colonies in open rebellion Aug.23 General Howe comes to New York Harbor w/30 Br. battleships and 40,000 men March 4 Washington places cannons overlooking Boston. June-July What effect will this have?
Both General Washington (American) and General Howe (British) have the same idea. New York is crucial, because it is the trade and communications link between New England and the South. Loyalists in New York help General Howe to get strategic advantage. Washington bolsters his troops with the reading of the brand new Declaration of Independence.
Synopsis: Howe's fleet arrival nearly traps Washington's ½ sized, less disciplined Continental Army at Long Island. Battle of Long Island August 27, 1776 As British troops arrive at Staten Island and Long Island, Washington believes the bigger target is Manhattan, and his already low number of troops are divided between Manhattan and Long Island.
General Howe probably did not want to take so many losses like he did at Bunker Hill to win the battle, so he directed his men to create seige lines and dig in. If Howe had pushed onward, he might have captured Washington! However, Washington had used the cover of night and dense fog to ferry his remaining troops across the East River to Manhattan. When Howe's men attacked the next day, the Americans were already gone. Howe outflanks Washington's officers Lee, Putnam, and Stirling, forcing them to retreat to Brooklyn Heights. The quiet movement of the troops kept them from being noticed by Gen. Howe's brother, Adm. Howe, who was commanding naval vessels in the harbor and rivers. The weather was too rough for his ships, anyway. Over 1000 captured Americans, at least 300 killed, and another 1,400 wounded...
Washington had sent Nathan Hale to spy for him. He was captured with British plans in the sole of his shoe, and he was hanged without a trial. "I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Washington began a series of retreats , losing in White Plains and Fort Washington, where Margaret Corbin was the 1st Patriot woman wounded in battle! http://www.nwhm.org/Education/biography_mcorbin.html
Learning goal... Describe sequence of events that led to American victory in the American Revolution. It was between the New England colonies and the Southern colonies. It was a trade center. It was a communication center. All of the above. Why did both Washington and Howe think that New York was important?
What event led Washington to believe that Howe would attack New York? Loyalists told Washington what Howe was planning. A fleet of British ships had arrived in New York Harbor. Nathan Hale told him about it.
What disadvantage did Washington have going into this battle? Not as many men Not a great navy yet Not knowing where Howe would strike hardest All of the above
What did Washington do to motivate his troops? Sang "My Country 'Tis of Thee" Gave them letters from home to read Read aloud the Declaration of Independence Told them about Nathan Hale's death
learning goal How did Washington avoid capture of his whole army? Howe let them go on purpose. Washington had more troops come in and won the battle. They ferried across the river at night.
learning goal Nathan Hale's last words reflected his fear of death his hatred for King George III his protests of innocence his loyalty for his country
learning goal Why was Margaret Corbin on the battlefield? She went with her husband to cook and clean for the soldiers. She enlisted as a female soldier. She dressed up like a man and then enlisted. She was trying to get them to stop fighting.
1775 1776 1777 1778 British come to NY Declaration of Independence Battle of Long Island Washington Crosses Delaware Battle of Trenton Howe's march on Philadelphia Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga June July Aug. Dec. July Oct. France signs treaty w/ America Winter at Valley Forge Common Sense published Battle of Bunker Hill 2nd Continental Congress meets to send Olive Branch Petition Battles of Lexington and Concord April May June Jan.
Common Sense published 2nd Continental Congress meets to send Olive Branch Petition Battles of Lexington and Concord Battle of Bunker Hill Have Progress Reports and homework ready for me as I take roll. PUT THE FOLLOWING ON YOUR TIMELINE: