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  • 1. 6TH GRADE REVIEWWHO AM I? AND WHAT AM I?
  • 2. Who Am I? I led the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War
  • 3. I Am…George Washington
  • 4. Who Am I? I supported independence during the American Revolutionary War I was a writer I wrote poems and plays supporting independence from England I was a former slave
  • 5. I Am…Phyllis Wheatley
  • 6. Who Am I? I was an outspoken member of the House of Burgesses I inspired colonial patriotism with my speeches I declared “Give me liberty or give me death!”
  • 7. I Am…Patrick Henry
  • 8. Who Am I?I was the major author of an important documentMy document outlined the grievances of the colonists against the King of England
  • 9. I Am…Thomas Jefferson
  • 10. Who Am I?I was involved in the American Revolutionary WarI opposed the colonies gaining their independenceI was the King of England
  • 11. I Am…King George III
  • 12. Who Am I? I was a Patriot during the American Revolutionary War I gave colonists advanced warning of British arrival I am often quoted as saying “The British are coming!” on my nighttime ride
  • 13. I Am…Paul Revere
  • 14. Who Am I?I was as prominent member of the Continental CongressI helped frame the Declaration of Independence
  • 15. I Am…Benjamin Franklin
  • 16. Who Am I?I fought during the Revolutionary WarI fought for the British ArmyI surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown
  • 17. I Am…Lord Cornwallis
  • 18. What Am I? People have certain “unalienable rights” to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. (Unalienable rights are rights that cannot be taken away.) People establish government to protect those rights. Government derives power from the people People have a right and a duty to change a government that violates their rights.
  • 19. I Am…… Key Philosophies in the Declaration of Independence
  • 20. Who Am I?I championed the cause of independence during the American Revolutionary War
  • 21. I Am…John Adams
  • 22. WHAT AM I?Occurred in 1774Delegates from all the colonies metThe delegates discussed problems with England and promoted independence
  • 23. I Am… The First Continental CongressCarpenters Hall, where the firstContinental Congress took place
  • 24. What Am I? War between England and France Fought over land in the Ohio River Valley England would go on to tax the colonists to pay for this war
  • 25. I Am… The French and Indian War
  • 26. What Am I?Occurred in 1775Happened in MassachusettsSite of the first armed conflict of the Revolutionary War
  • 27. I Am…Lexington and Concord
  • 28. What Am I? States that people establish government to protect their rights Government derives power from the people People have a right to change a government that violates their rights States people have unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness Inspired by John Locke Thomas Jefferson was the major author
  • 29. I Am…The Declaration of Independence
  • 30. What Am I? Happened during the Revolutionary War Boston 1770 Colonists were shot after taunting British soldiers
  • 31. I Am…Boston Massacre
  • 32. What Am I? Occurred during the Revolutionary War 1773 Led by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere Patriots threw tea into Boston Harbor to protest tea taxes
  • 33. I Am…The Boston Tea Party
  • 34. What Am I?Battle during the Revolutionary War1777 Turning point of the war Americans won
  • 35. I Am..Battle of Saratoga
  • 36. What Am I? Revolutionary War event 1781 Happened in Virginia American and French forces defeated the forces of Lord Cornwallis Marked the end of the Revolutionary War
  • 37. I Am…Surrender at Yorktown
  • 38. What Am I?1783DocumentEngland recognized American independenceTreaty
  • 39. I Am…Treaty of Paris
  • 40. What Am I? Specific time period War 1775-1781 Americans fought against the British Fought for independence
  • 41. I Am…Revolutionary War
  • 42. What Am I? Men and women who did not have money for passage to the colonies Agreed to work without pay for the person who paid for their passage Were free at the end of their contract
  • 43. I Am…Indentured Servant
  • 44. What Am I? Appalachian Mountains  Cash crops Piedmont  Wood products Atlantic Ocean  Small farms Coastal Plain  Slavery Good harbors Rivers  Indentured servants Humid Climate  Few cities/schools Large farms/plantations  Church of England  Counties
  • 45. I Am… Southern Colonial Region
  • 46. What Am I?Worked as caretakers, house workers, homemakersCould not voteHad few chances for education
  • 47. I Am…Women in Colonial America
  • 48. What Am I? Appalachian  Unskilled and Mountains skilled workers and Coastal lowlands fishermen (harbors and bays)  Villages and cities Rich farmlands  Varied and diverse Moderate climate lifestyles Livestock and grain  Diverse religions Trading  Market towns
  • 49. I Am… Mid-Atlantic/Middle Colonies
  • 50. What Am I? Lived predominately in the South Relied on indentured servants or slaves for labor Were educated in some cases Had a rich social culture
  • 51. I Am… Large landowner in Colonial America Great Hopes Plantation in Williamsburg
  • 52. What Am I? Were captured in Africa Shipped to the colonies Owned as property for life with no rights Often born into their situation
  • 53. I Am… Slaves
  • 54. What Am I?Worked as craftsmen in towns and on plantationsLived in small villages and cities
  • 55. I Am…Artisans in Colonial America
  • 56. What do you know? Which of the following Colonial Protesters, 1773 took place before the event shown in this picture? A The signing of the Declaration of Independence B The meeting of the First Continental Congress C The Stamp Act D The Battle of Saratoga
  • 57. AnswerC The Stamp Act
  • 58. What Do You Know? What was the most important result of the 1783 Treaty of Paris? A Britain gained American territory. B France agreed to fight with the Americans. C Britain recognized American independence. D France decided to trade with the Americans.
  • 59. AnswerC Britain recognized American independence
  • 60. What Do You Know? By the mid 1700s, American colonists were unhappy with English rule because — A England refused to protect them from the French B they thought the British king was weak C England would not buy colonial-made goods D they had no representation in Parliament
  • 61. Answer D they had no representation in Parliament
  • 62. What Do You Know? England passed the Stamp Act in the colonies to — F raise money to pay for a war G take control of foreign trade H put governors in total control J give people the right to vote
  • 63. AnswerF raise money to pay for a war
  • 64. What Do You Know? What contribution did Phyllis Wheatley make to the American Revolution? A She wrote poems that supported independence. B She helped African Americans escape to freedom. C She taught soldiers in the Continental Army. D She served as a member of the colonial legislature.
  • 65. AnswerA She wrote poems that supported independence.

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