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9/5 US History Declaration of Independence
Transcript of 9/5 US History Declaration of Independence
1. Define the Terms on the top of page 31
2. P. 36 Why was Benjamin Franklin important?
3. P. 36 Why was Jonathon Edwards important?
4. P. 38 What country claimed most territory in the East?
5. P. 38 What country claimed the most in the West?
French and Indian War
1. If the U.S. ...
2. I would fight... because...
3. The French and Indian War led to the American Revolution because...
1. Did you choose to protest?
2. What would you do?
3. Do you think the school would have a right to do that?
4. Would the consequences be worth protesting?
American Revolution Timeline
1. 1607: People settled in Jamestown to...
2. 1619: House of Burgesses meets
3. 1620: Plymouth colony established by Puritans ( Pilgrims) that wanted...
4. 1754-1763: French and Indian war was won by...
5. 1765: Stamp Act
6. 1770: Boston Massacre
7. 1773: Boston Tea Party
8. 1774: First Continental Congress to unite
colonies and write a letter to King George
9. 1775-1783 American Revolution
10. 1776: Second Continental Congress; Declaration of Independence
11. 1783: Treaty of Paris ending the war
Brainpop: Declaration of Independence
Warm Up P. 30
1, When was the Declaration of Independence written?
2. What are the 3 main parts of the Declaration of Independence?
3 column notes Notes
What do you think this illustration is about?
Virginia House of Burgesses
Definition: The first legislature anywhere in the English colonies in America was in Virginia: first met on July 30, 1619
Example: The Virginia House of Burgesses was the first representative self government in the ____________.
Definition: an agreement to establish a government, entered into by the Pilgrims in the cabin of the Mayflower on November 11, 1620.
Example: The ideas of _______ government and ______ rules are seen in the Mayflower Compact.
Definition: rights that cannot be taken away
Example: In the _______ it states that all people have certain unalienable rights-life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
COPY THE RED
COPY ALL OF THIS
Mar 2. The Articles of Confederation is adopted.
Oct 19. Charles Cornwallis surrenders after being surrounded by the Americans and the French
1783 Apr 19. The American Congress approves the Peace Treaty.
1783 Sep 3. Treaty of Paris is signed by both Great Britain and the United States.
1787 Sep 17. The United States Constitution is signed.
Early US Timeline
Warm Up p. 31
What is your grade?
Declaration of Independence