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The United States Breaks Away
• How did the emergence of the United States  shaped Canada?• What challenges of coexistence arose from the  Loyalist migr...
• After 1763Britain was deeply in debt because of the  Seven Years’ War• Britain did not want to lose their influence in ...
• To fund the troops, Britain decided to raise the taxes  in the Thirteen Colonies• Question: If you were a resident in th...
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The colonists felt that Britainhad no right to tax them, asBritain did not allow coloniststo elect representatives tothe B...
• In 1775 the protests in the colonies turned into  rebellion• George Washington took command of an army  raised in the Th...
• In 1776 the Thirteen Colonies decided to break  away from Britain and become an independent  country….
The Declarationof Independence
• Question: How do you think Britain would react  to the Thirteen Colonies declaring themselves  independent from them?
the American Revolution (which lasted from 1776-1783)
LoyalistsPatriots     (United             Empire            Loyalists)
-supported                               -opposed the                the rebellion                            rebellion an...
• Make note of the fact that…The colonies of Quebec and Nova Scotia did notwant to join this war against British rule
• During (and after) the war, many people who  supported British rule left the Thirteen Colonies  for the British colonies...
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  • Britain was looking for ways to save money  it wanted to keep troops stationed in the Thirteen Colonies but decided to make the Thirteen Colonies pay for the troops to do this they raised the taxes placed on the 13 Colonies
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  • students think-pair-share their thoughts- the colonists were very upset and protested the fact that Britain taxed them, yet they were not allowed to elect representatives to the government
  • students think-pair-share their thoughts- the colonists were very upset and protested the fact that Britain taxed them, yet they were not allowed to elect representatives to the government
  • - Descriptor words for conflict  protest and rebellion  discuss difference between protest and rebellion with the students
  • - 1776 the US declared itself independent of Britain and began a war
  • - 1776 the US declared itself independent of Britain and began a war
  • -would Britain just let them go without a fight?-No! This started a war…
  • -draw on perspective taking and ask the students if they think that everyone in the 13 Colonies would support this war
  • The war deeply divided communities in the 13 ColoniesThose who supported the rebellion called themselves “Patriots” Those who wanted to remain united to the British empire (and loyal to Britain) called themselves Loyalists
  • The war deeply divided communities in the 13 ColoniesThose who supported the rebellion called themselves “Patriots” Those who wanted to remain united to the British empire (and loyal to Britain) called themselves Loyalists
  • -it is important now to make note of an important fact….-back in 1775 (so the year before the US was declared a country) American soldiers attacked Quebec hoping to free it from British rule-the Americans thought that the Canadiens would welcome them as liberators  they were wrong and the attack failed-What would Canada be like today if the people of Quebec had chosen differently?
  • -it is important now to make note of an important fact….-back in 1775 (so the year before the US was declared a country) American soldiers attacked Quebec hoping to free it from British rule-the Americans thought that the Canadiens would welcome them as liberators  they were wrong and the attack failed-What would Canada be like today if the people of Quebec had chosen differently?
  • -it is important now to make note of an important fact….-back in 1775 (so the year before the US was declared a country) American soldiers attacked Quebec hoping to free it from British rule-the Americans thought that the Canadiens would welcome them as liberators  they were wrong and the attack failed-What would Canada be like today if the people of Quebec had chosen differently?
  • -it is important now to make note of an important fact…. (have students look at and/or read the blurb above the illustration on page 169-back in 1775 (so the year before the US was declared a country) American soldiers attacked Quebec hoping to free it from British rule-the Americans thought that the Canadiens would welcome them as liberators  they were wrong and the attack failed-What would Canada be like today if the people of Quebec had chosen differently?
  • -most of these people called themselves Loyalists and most had British ancestors -however, this wave of people included 3,000 black Loyalists, 2,000 Haudenosaunee people (who became allies of Britain during the war), and 3,000 German Mennonites (who had not taken sides in the war)
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    1. 1. The United States Breaks Away
    2. 2. • How did the emergence of the United States shaped Canada?• What challenges of coexistence arose from the Loyalist migration?• How did people meet those challenges?
    3. 3. • After 1763Britain was deeply in debt because of the Seven Years’ War• Britain did not want to lose their influence in North America• To maintain their influence, Britain wanted to keep their troops stationed in the Thirteen Colonies• Question: If Britain was low on money, how could it fund the cost of keeping troops stationed in the Thirteen Colonies?
    4. 4. • To fund the troops, Britain decided to raise the taxes in the Thirteen Colonies• Question: If you were a resident in the Thirteen Colonies, how would you react to this? Why?
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    6. 6. .
    7. 7. The colonists felt that Britainhad no right to tax them, asBritain did not allow coloniststo elect representatives tothe British parliament
    8. 8. • In 1775 the protests in the colonies turned into rebellion• George Washington took command of an army raised in the Thirteen Colonies to fight British rule
    9. 9. • In 1776 the Thirteen Colonies decided to break away from Britain and become an independent country….
    10. 10. The Declarationof Independence
    11. 11. • Question: How do you think Britain would react to the Thirteen Colonies declaring themselves independent from them?
    12. 12. the American Revolution (which lasted from 1776-1783)
    13. 13. LoyalistsPatriots (United Empire Loyalists)
    14. 14. -supported -opposed the the rebellion rebellion and and desiredPatriots to be free Loyalists wanted to remain united from British and loyal to rule BritainDid they support breaking away from or remaining under British rule?
    15. 15. • Make note of the fact that…The colonies of Quebec and Nova Scotia did notwant to join this war against British rule
    16. 16. • During (and after) the war, many people who supported British rule left the Thirteen Colonies for the British colonies of Quebec and Nova Scotia• They were refugees escaping to territories that remained under British rule
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