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Delware in the American Revolution

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An introduction for elementary schools to use before coming to visit the Delaware History Museum for our American Revolution program.

An introduction for elementary schools to use before coming to visit the Delaware History Museum for our American Revolution program.

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  • Soon we will be taking a field trip to the Delaware History Museum for a program on the American Revolution in Delaware. In order to get the most out of the activities we’ll be doing, we need to know a little background. To begin with, who can tell me what the American Revolution was? (a war) And who fought against each other in this war? England (or Britain) and the British colonies. Next slide.
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    • 1. Delaware in the American Revolution Choosing Independence Fighting for Freedom
    • 2. British Colonies in North America
    • 3. British colonists made their own laws
    • 4. Many British colonists prospered in America
    • 5. The British and French fought in both Europe and North America
    • 6. English and French Territories in the 1750s
    • 7. English soldiers were known as Redcoats
    • 8. The Stamp Act: Taxes on tea, newspapers, window glass and playing cards helped pay for British troops stationed in America
    • 9. Divided Loyalties: Patriots and Tories
    • 10. Quakers were against war
    • 11. Many were indifferent to politics and war
    • 12. The American Revolution begins: The Battle of Lexington and Concord
    • 13. Delegates from thirteen colonies met in Philadelphia
    • 14. Was America ready for independence? Thomas McKean voted yes: George Read voted no
      • McKean Read
    • 15. Signing the Declaration of Independence
    • 16. Could Americans defeat the world’s best army and navy?
    • 17. Delaware Continentals
    • 18.
      • Delaware soldiers fought in almost every battle of the American Revolution
    • 19. A soldier’s life was hard
    • 20. Americans fought the British at Cooch’s Bridge in Delaware
    • 21. The British surrender at Yorktown in 1781 ended the American Revolution

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