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6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
6c people and events of rev war
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  • 1. SOL USI.6c: Key People and Events of the Revolutionary War Lisa Pennington Social Studies Instructional Specialist Portsmouth Public Schools
  • 2. Essential Knowledge Many individuals played important roles in shaping events of the American Revolution.
  • 3. Key Words House of Burgesses: The House of Burgesses of VA was the first representative government in the New World, and was formed in 1619-1620. http://photos.igougo.com/images/p210865-Williamsburg_VA-House_of_Burgesses.JPG
  • 4. Essential Questions Who were some of the key individuals in the Revolutionary War? What role did key individuals play in the Revolutionary War? What were some of the key events that occurred during the Revolutionary War period?
  • 5. Key Individuals during the Revolution King George III: the British king during the American Revolution era. http://www.royal.gov.uk/files/images/Insight_april03_mailbox_georgeIII_large.jpg
  • 6. Key Individuals during the Revolution Lord Cornwallis: the British general who surrendered at Yorktown Did you know that Lord Cornwallis claimed he was ill and sent someone to surrender for him? http://www.americanhistoryalive.com/images/LordCharlesCornwallis.jpg
  • 7. Key Individuals during the Revolution John Adams: championed the cause of independence. http://www.gwu.edu/~ffcp/exhibit/p4/p4_5med.jpg
  • 8. Key Individuals during the Revolution George Washington: Commander of the Continental Army http://www.sar.org/ohssar/AmericanRevolutionaryWar.jpg
  • 9. Key Individuals during the Revolution Thomas Jefferson: major author of the Declaration of Independence Did you know Thomas Jefferson was only 33 when he wrote the Declaration? http://www.teachersparadise.com/ency/en/media/1/14/thomas_jefferson.gif
  • 10. Key Individuals during the Revolution Patrick Henry: outspoken member of the House or Burgesses; inspired colonial patriotism with his “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech http://www.reclaimoklahoma.org/patrickhenry.jpg
  • 11. Key Individuals during the Revolution Benjamin Franklin: prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of Independence; helped gain French support for American independence http://www.general-anaesthesia.com/images/benjamin-franklin.jpg
  • 12. Key Individuals during the Revolution Phyllis Wheatley: former slave who wrote poems and plays supporting independence. http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/notable/wheatleyp/
  • 13. Key Individuals during the Revolution Paul Revere: patriot who made a daring ride to warn colonists of the British arrival: “The British are coming!” http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/8/8a/300px-Paul_revere_ride.gif
  • 14. Key Events during the Revolution Boston Massacre: in 1770, colonists in Boston were shot after taunting British soldiers. http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/thumb/0/09/350px-Boston_Massacre.jpg
  • 15. Key Events during the Revolution Boston Tea Party: in 1773, Samuel Adams and Paul Revere led Patriots in throwing tea into Boston Harbor to protest tea taxes. http://bostonist.com/attachments/boston_caroline/121607-boston-tea-party.jpg
  • 16. Key Events during the Revolution First Continental Congress: in 1774, delegates from all the colonies except Georgia met to discuss problems with Great Britain and to promote independence. http://www.aoc.gov/images/first_continental.jpg
  • 17. Key Events during the Revolution Battle of Lexington and Concord: this was the site of the first armed conflict of the Revolutionary War in 1775. Depiction of the Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d2/Battle_of_Lexington.jpeg
  • 18. Key Events during the Revolution Approval of the Declaration of Independence: colonies declared independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. http://preservativevalues.org/DeclarationIndependence.jpg
  • 19. Key Events during the Revolution Battle of Saratoga: The American victory in 1777 was the turning point in the war. http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/articles/gfx_articles/saratoga.jpg
  • 20. Key Events during the Revolution Surrender at Yorktown: the American and French forces defeated the forces of Lord Cornwallis and marked the end of the Revolutionary War. http://www.dwr.org.uk/dwr.php?id=62&pa=207
  • 21. Key Events during the Revolution Signing of the Treaty of Paris: in 1783, Great Britain recognized American independence in this treaty. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/94/SigningPreliminaryTreatyOfPar

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