THE CAUSES AND RESULTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION WHAT I SHOULD KNOW:  6 TH  GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES  Created By: S. Grey- SO...
Essential Knowledge <ul><li>As Great Britain expanded control over the American colonies, many colonists became dissatisfi...
KEY WORDS AND DEFINITIONS <ul><li>Stamp Act: passed by the British Parliament in 1765 that required a tax on all printed i...
Key Words and Definitions <ul><li>Parliament: the British legislature made up of the House of Lords and the House of commo...
Key Words <ul><li>House of Burgesses:  The House of Burgesses of VA was the first representative government in the New Wor...
Five Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies had no representation in Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Some colon...
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies had no representation in Parliament. </li></ul>
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Some colonists resented the power of colonial governors </li></ul>
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Great Britain wanted control over colonial legislatures.  </li></ul>The House ...
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies opposed taxes.  </li></ul>
Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Proclamation of 1763, which followed the French and Indian war, restricted wes...
John Locke and the Philosophies in the Declaration of Independence <ul><li>John Locke: English philosopher who stated that...
Key Philosophies of the Declaration of Independence <ul><li>People have certain “unalienable rights” to life, liberty, and...
Key Individuals of the American Revolution <ul><li>King George III: British king during the American Revolution era </li><...
Key Individuals <ul><li>Lord Cornwallis: British general who surrendered at Yorktown </li></ul>
Key Individuals <ul><li>John Adams: championed the cause of independence </li></ul>
Key Individuals <ul><li>George Washington: Commander of the Continental Army </li></ul>
Key Individuals <ul><li>Thomas Jefferson: major author of the Declaration of Independence </li></ul>
Key Individuals <ul><li>Patrick Henry: outspoken member of the House of Burgesses; inspired colonial patriotism with “Give...
Key Individuals <ul><li>Benjamin Franklin: prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of I...
Key Individuals <ul><li>Thomas Paine: colonial journalist, and author of  Common Sense . </li></ul>
Key Events of the American Revolution <ul><li>Boston Massacre: In 1770, colonists in Boston were shot after taunting Briti...
Key Events <ul><li>Boston Tea Party: In 1773, Samuel Adams and Paul Revere led Patriots in throwing tea into Boston Harbor...
Key Events  <ul><li>First Continental Congress: In 1774, delegates from all the colonies met to discuss problems with Engl...
Key Event <ul><li>Battle of Lexington and Concord: This was the site of the first armed conflict of the Revolutionary war ...
Key Events <ul><li>Approval of the Declaration of Independence: Colonies declared independence from England on July 4, 177...
Key Events <ul><li>Battle of Saratoga: The American victory in 1777 was a turning point in the war. </li></ul>
Key Events during the Revolution Surrender at Yorktown:  the American and French forces defeated the forces of Lord Cornwa...
Key Events during the Revolution <ul><li>Signing of the Treaty of Paris:  in 1783, Great Britain recognized American indep...
Advantages that helped colonist win the Revolutionary War  <ul><li>Colonists’ defense of their own land, principles, and s...
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  1. 1. THE CAUSES AND RESULTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION WHAT I SHOULD KNOW: 6 TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES Created By: S. Grey- SOL US 1.6a,b,c,d
  2. 2. Essential Knowledge <ul><li>As Great Britain expanded control over the American colonies, many colonists became dissatisfied and rebellious. </li></ul>
  3. 3. KEY WORDS AND DEFINITIONS <ul><li>Stamp Act: passed by the British Parliament in 1765 that required a tax on all printed items such as newspaper and legal documents </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Words and Definitions <ul><li>Parliament: the British legislature made up of the House of Lords and the House of commons </li></ul>
  5. 5. Key Words <ul><li>House of Burgesses: The House of Burgesses of VA was the first representative government in the New World, and was formed in 1619-1620. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Five Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies had no representation in Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>Some colonist resented the power of colonial governors </li></ul><ul><li>England wanted control over colonial legislatures </li></ul><ul><li>Colonies opposed taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Proclamation of 1763 hampered western movement of settlers </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies had no representation in Parliament. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Some colonists resented the power of colonial governors </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Great Britain wanted control over colonial legislatures. </li></ul>The House of Burgesses, Williamsburg, VA.
  10. 10. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Colonies opposed taxes. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Sources of Colonial Dissatisfaction <ul><li>Proclamation of 1763, which followed the French and Indian war, restricted western movement of settlers. </li></ul>
  12. 12. John Locke and the Philosophies in the Declaration of Independence <ul><li>John Locke: English philosopher who stated that people have inherent rights to life, liberty, and property. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Key Philosophies of the Declaration of Independence <ul><li>People have certain “unalienable rights” to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness </li></ul><ul><li>People establish government to protect those rights </li></ul><ul><li>Government derives power from the people </li></ul><ul><li>People have a right and duty to change a government </li></ul>
  14. 14. Key Individuals of the American Revolution <ul><li>King George III: British king during the American Revolution era </li></ul>
  15. 15. Key Individuals <ul><li>Lord Cornwallis: British general who surrendered at Yorktown </li></ul>
  16. 16. Key Individuals <ul><li>John Adams: championed the cause of independence </li></ul>
  17. 17. Key Individuals <ul><li>George Washington: Commander of the Continental Army </li></ul>
  18. 18. Key Individuals <ul><li>Thomas Jefferson: major author of the Declaration of Independence </li></ul>
  19. 19. Key Individuals <ul><li>Patrick Henry: outspoken member of the House of Burgesses; inspired colonial patriotism with “Give me liberty or give me death” speech. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Key Individuals <ul><li>Benjamin Franklin: prominent member of the Continental Congress; helped frame the Declaration of Independence </li></ul>
  21. 21. Key Individuals <ul><li>Thomas Paine: colonial journalist, and author of Common Sense . </li></ul>
  22. 22. Key Events of the American Revolution <ul><li>Boston Massacre: In 1770, colonists in Boston were shot after taunting British soldiers. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Key Events <ul><li>Boston Tea Party: In 1773, Samuel Adams and Paul Revere led Patriots in throwing tea into Boston Harbor to protest tea taxes. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Key Events <ul><li>First Continental Congress: In 1774, delegates from all the colonies met to discuss problems with England and to promote independence </li></ul>
  25. 25. Key Event <ul><li>Battle of Lexington and Concord: This was the site of the first armed conflict of the Revolutionary war in 1775 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Key Events <ul><li>Approval of the Declaration of Independence: Colonies declared independence from England on July 4, 1776. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Key Events <ul><li>Battle of Saratoga: The American victory in 1777 was a turning point in the war. </li></ul>
  28. 28. 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.
  29. 29. Key Events during the Revolution <ul><li>Signing of the Treaty of Paris: in 1783, Great Britain recognized American independence in this treaty. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Advantages that helped colonist win the Revolutionary War <ul><li>Colonists’ defense of their own land, principles, and strong beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Support from France and Spain </li></ul><ul><li>Strong leadership </li></ul>

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