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Vs5 review, 2008[1]

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Vs5 review, 2008[1]

  1. 1. VS.5 Review 2008 The Student will demonstrate knowledge of the role of Virginia in the American Revolution. Great Britain Colonial America
  2. 2. Parliament vs. The Colonies <ul><li>Parliament believed it had legal authority in the colonies. </li></ul><ul><li>Parliament believed it had the right to tax the colonies. </li></ul><ul><li>Colonies believed that their local assemblies had legal authority. </li></ul><ul><li>Colonies believed that they should not be taxed since they had no representation in Parliament. </li></ul>Independence Hall, Philadelphia, PA Parliament Building, London, England
  3. 3. The Declaration of Independence <ul><li>Written by Thomas Jefferson </li></ul><ul><li>States that the authority to govern belongs to the people, rather than to kings </li></ul><ul><li>All people are created equal and have rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think it was important for the colonies to write this document? </li></ul>
  4. 5. Varied Roles of Virginians in the Revolutionary War <ul><li>Virginia Patriots served in the Continental Army and fought against the English </li></ul>
  5. 6. Varied Roles of Virginians in the Revolutionary War <ul><li>Some Virginians were neutral and didn’t take sides. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Varied Roles of Virginians in the Revolutionary War <ul><li>Some Virginians remained loyal to England, and King George III </li></ul>
  7. 8. Varied Roles of Virginians in the Revolutionary War <ul><li>Enslaved African Americans fought for a better chance of freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>Free African Americans fought for independence in the American Revolution </li></ul>
  8. 9. Varied Roles of Virginians in the Revolutionary War <ul><li>Many American Indians fought alongside both the patriots and the British/English. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Varied Roles of Virginians in the Revolutionary War <ul><li>Women took on more responsibility during the war, running businesses, factories and farms along with doing the regular household and family chores </li></ul>
  10. 11. Contributions of Virginians during the Revolutionary War Era <ul><li>George Washington provided military leadership by serving as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>James Armistead Lafayette a slave from Virginia, served in the Continental Army and was given his freedom after the war. </li></ul>Contributions of Virginians during the Revolutionary War Era
  12. 13. Contributions of Virginians during the Revolutionary War Era <ul><li>Thomas Jefferson provided political leadership by expressing the reasons for colonial independence from England in the Declaration of Independence. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Contributions of Virginians during the Revolutionary War Era <ul><li>Patrick Henry inspired Patriots from other colonies when he spoke out against taxation without representation by saying “…give me liberty of give me death!” </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Jack Jouett rode horseback through the woods of Virginia to Charlottesville to warn Thomas Jefferson, then governor of Virginia, that the British were coming to arrest him and members of the General Assembly. </li></ul>Contributions of Virginians during the Revolutionary War Era
  15. 16. Battle of Great Bridge <ul><li>The first land battle of the American Revolution fought in Virginia. </li></ul><ul><li>The American victory forced the British colonial governor to flee the City of Norfolk. </li></ul>
  16. 17. American Victory at Yorktown <ul><li>The British Surrendered to the Colonial Army, bringing an end to the war and to the creation of the United States of America </li></ul>
  17. 18. Essential vocabulary <ul><li>Endowed ~ to possess or have </li></ul><ul><li>Unalienable ~ can not be taken away </li></ul><ul><li>Derive ~ to come from something </li></ul><ul><li>IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 </li></ul><ul><li>The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America W hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. </li></ul><ul><li>We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed… </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Which statement best describes how the Colonists thought the colonies should be governed? </li></ul>Review Questions <ul><ul><li>A. The colonists believed that Parliament had legal authority in the colonies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. The colonists believed that Parliament had a right to tax the colonies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Since they were represented in Parliament, the colonies accepted taxation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>D. The colonists believed that their local assemblies had legal authority rather than Parliament </li></ul></ul>D
  19. 20. Parliament believed that: <ul><li>It had legal authority in the colonies and had a right to tax the colonies </li></ul><ul><li>The colonies had a right to representation in Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>The colonies could rule themselves </li></ul><ul><li>The colonies should be loyal to only the local assemblies </li></ul>Review Questions A
  20. 21. The idea that authority to govern belongs to the people rather than to kings and that all people are created equal and have rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is found in what document? <ul><li>Charters of the Virginia Company of London </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Declaration of Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Virginia Statue of Religious Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>The Declaration of Independence </li></ul>Review Questions D
  21. 22. The Virginia Slave who served in the Continental Army and was given his freedom after the Revolutionary War was <ul><li>Nat Turner </li></ul><ul><li>Crispus Attucks </li></ul><ul><li>Benjamin Banneker </li></ul><ul><li>James Armistead Lafayette </li></ul>Review Questions D
  22. 23. The Commander in Chief of the Continental Army was <ul><li>Thomas Jefferson </li></ul><ul><li>Benjamin Franklin </li></ul><ul><li>George Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Robert E. Lee </li></ul>Review Questions C
  23. 24. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? <ul><li>George Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick Henry </li></ul><ul><li>Lord Cornwallis </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Jefferson </li></ul>Review Questions D
  24. 25. Which colonial patriot spoke these famous words, “…give me liberty or give me death?” <ul><li>George Washington </li></ul><ul><li>Patrick Henry </li></ul><ul><li>James Armistead Lafayette </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Jefferson </li></ul>Review Questions B
  25. 26. The American Victory at Yorktown was important because <ul><li>The French people declared their independence from their King </li></ul><ul><li>It resulted in the surrender of the English/British army and an end to the war </li></ul><ul><li>George Washington became Commander in Chief </li></ul><ul><li>The Declaration of Independence was written </li></ul>Review Questions B
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