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10 4 (part 1)

  1. 1. The American Revolution<br />Chapter 10, Section 4<br />
  2. 2. Do Now!<br />Where did the Enlightenment happen?<br />How far did it’s ideas reach?<br />The Ideas of the Enlightenment had clearly made an impact on the colonies in North America. In response to their unfair taxation and other issues, the colonists revolted against British rule, formed their own army, and declairedtheir independence. Many Europeans saw the American Revolution as the embodiment of the Enlightenment Political Dreams…<br />
  3. 3. Map of Colonial America<br />
  4. 4. Britain and the American Revolution<br /><ul><li>United Kingdom of Great Britain
  5. 5. 1707
  6. 6. British = English and Scottish
  7. 7. Monarchy and parliament share power
  8. 8. Hanoverians
  9. 9. Dynasty 1714
  10. 10. Last Stuart ruler died (Queen Anne)
  11. 11. King George I
  12. 12. Crowned King
  13. 13. Not speak English (German Protestant)
  14. 14. Robert Walpole
  15. 15. Head of Cabinet  1st Prime Minister
  16. 16. Peaceful foreign policy
  17. 17. Growing trade  growing middle class</li></li></ul><li>British Colonies in America<br /><ul><li>Colonies in:
  18. 18. Americas  highly important ports
  19. 19. Boston
  20. 20. Charleston
  21. 21. New York City
  22. 22. Canada
  23. 23. India
  24. 24. Controlled American Colonies:
  25. 25. British Board of Trade
  26. 26. Royal Council
  27. 27. Parliament
  28. 28. Colonies in America
  29. 29. 1,000,000 people by 1750
  30. 30. Gained wealth through trade
  31. 31. No want British government to control their affairs </li></li></ul><li>The American Revolution Begins <br /><ul><li>Seven Years’ War
  32. 32. Salutary neglect
  33. 33. British needed to pay for the way
  34. 34. Taxation without Representation
  35. 35. Stamp Act (1765)
  36. 36. Tax on printed materials
  37. 37. First of many taxes imposed  British oppression
  38. 38. Rebellion begins
  39. 39. Americans not want to pay taxes without rights
  40. 40. First Continental Congress
  41. 41. Meets in Philadelphia
  42. 42. September 1774
  43. 43. “Take up arms and organize militias” </li></li></ul><li>Brief History of the American Revolution<br />The Colonies were successful, <br />and the United States was Born!<br />
  44. 44. Important People<br /><ul><li>George Washington
  45. 45. Major Revolutionary War general
  46. 46. Commander and Chief
  47. 47. First President of the United States
  48. 48. Thomas Jefferson
  49. 49. The Declaration of Independence
  50. 50. July 4, 1776
  51. 51. Formally began Revolution
  52. 52. 3rd President of the United States</li></li></ul><li>Major Documents<br /><ul><li>Declaration of Independence
  53. 53. Stated the United States was seceding from British control
  54. 54. The Constitution
  55. 55. Laws and Government Structure for the United States
  56. 56. Created a Federal System
  57. 57. National and state government shared power
  58. 58. Based on Montesquieu’s ideas  3 branches
  59. 59. Legislative  2 sub-branches
  60. 60. Democracy and balance of power
  61. 61. The Bill or Rights
  62. 62. Amendments to the Constitution
  63. 63. 12 proposed  10 enacted
  64. 64. Guaranteed freedoms of:
  65. 65. Religion, speech, petition, assembly, bear arms, protection from unreasonable search and arrest, trial by jury, due process of law, and protection of private property</li></li></ul><li>Classwork for Today<br />Complete the following questions from your book now:<br />Geography Skills <br />#’s 1 and 2<br />Page 331<br />Connecting to Today <br />#’s 1 and 2,<br />Page 332<br />Section Review <br />#’s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 (all numbers)<br />Page 333<br />To be completed NOW in class on a separate sheet of paper.<br />This will be collected and counted as a classwork grade.<br />

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