Towards IndependenceAssignment Page
ATS - U.S. History - Towards Independence - Assignment Page

 

- Study Guide: Towards Independence (and Current Events) -

Date Assigned

 

Monday, October 27

Objective

    Students will
    • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of 10 current news events from this week
    • sequence and explain the events, attitudes, and characters that lead towards the American colonists of England to declare independence
    • Analyze and interpret a primary document from the era
    • Compare attitudes of Patriots, Loyalists, and Neutralists

Task

Section 1: Matching

Section 2: Multiple Choice

  • Events to know and understand: Townshend Acts, Proclamation of 1763, Stamp Act, Boston Massacre, Tea Act, Quartering Act, French and Indian War, Intolerable Acts, Battles at Lexington and Concord, Boston Tea Party, The First Continental Congress
  • Terms to know and understand: tyranny, militia, repeal, boycott, loyalist, patriot, allies
  • People to know and understand: George III, George Washington, Champagne Charlie, Paul Revere, George Glenville, Paul Revere, Samuel Adams, Lord North, Sons of Liberty

Section 3: Writing

  • Express the ideas and reactions of a Loyalist, a Patriot, and a Neutralist to a scene from history
Due

 

Friday, October 31

 

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