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    American Revolution

    New UNIT ----->U.S. Government



    Test on Thursday!


    January 27th, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Watch and take notes
    Yorktown to Treaty:

    CLASSWORK:
    Download file "Review Sheet American Revolution 2016.doc"


    HOMEWORK:
    STUDY!!!!

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    January 26th, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Answer:

    1. What battle is considered the turning point of the Revolutionary War?

    2. Who allied with the Americans after this battle?

    3. Give 1 strengths and weaknesses for the Americans and British at the start of the war.

    4. Who was the leading General for the Americans during the War?

    CLASSWORK:
    Please click on the link below and follow directions to play the animated Battle of Yorktown.



    Download file "Battle of Yorktown.pdf"


    Download file "Treaty of Paris.pdf"

    Homework:
    Watch and take notes
    Yorktown to Treaty:


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    January 25th, 2016


    Answer:

    -What does the "Shot heard Around the World" refer to? Why is it important?

    -What was the purpose of the Declaration of Independence?

    -Who wrote the pamphlet "Common Sense"?

    -What Battle was a sneak attack Christmas Eve by Washington and the Continental Army?

    TAKE OUT YOUR WORK FROM FRIDAY!!


    Classwork:

    Download file "American Revolution Text Summary 5 End of War.pdf"


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    January 22nd, 2016

    DO NOW:


    1. Give three Strengths for the British and Americans at the start of the Revolutionary war.

    2. Give three weakness for the British and Americans at the start of the revolutionary war.

    3. Define Loyalist. Define Patriot.

    4. Where was the Battle of Bunker Hill fought?

    5. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

    6. What does the phrase "...Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness" mean?

    7. Who was the leader of the Continental Army?

    8. What is a mercenary? Who were the mercenaries the British used during the Revolutionary War?


    CLASSWORK:


    Download file "General George Washington.docx"

    Download file "saratoga.pdf"

    Download file "Winter at Valley Forge.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:


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    January 21st, 2016


    DO NOW:


    Why is homefield advantage important in a war?

    Why was a 3,000 mile distance from England to the Colonies a problem for the British during the war?


    CLASSWORK:


    Download file "Revolutionary War Textbook summary II-2.pdf"


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    DO NOW:

    Please have your charts out to go over them.


    List the three most important Strengths, in your opinion, of both sides.

    Answer this question.....What strength was most important to the winning of the war by the Americans? WHY????



    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "Revolutionary War Textbook summary II-2.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish reading, questions and chart.


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    January 19th, 2015


    DO NOW:


    New iFlash Deck---->Revolutionary War Terms

    add these terms below (you can copy and paste)

    ~First Continental Congress: -Delegates from colonies met to discuss options with Britain

    -Sent the Olive Branch Petition

    -stated they had the right to be independent if they wanted

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    ~Olive Branch Petition: -a symbol of peace through out history.

    -Last effort to avoid conflict; King ignored it.

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    ~Battle of Bunker Hill: -Battle outside Boston

    -Militia and farmers fight charging British from top of hill

    -“Don’t Shoot till you see the Whites of their Eyes”. Low on ammunition. Waited till they were close.

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    ~“Common Sense”: -Pamphlet (a paper book of a few pages) written by Thomas Paine.

    -in simple language and logic, outlined why colonists and colonies should be independent of Great Britain and the King.

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    ~Second Continental Congress: -Organized a government

    -declared George Washington head of Continental Army

    -formed a committee to write DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

    -Thomas Jefferson was the head of the committee


    CLASSWORK:


    Download file "strengths & weaknesses of both sides.pdf"

    Download file "Revolutionary War Strength and Weakness.doc"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish Chart.

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    January 15th, 2015


    DO NOW:


    Take quiz on MBC.


    CLASSWORK:

    Go here and read page and watch videos.....

    http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/declaration-of-independence



    January 14th, 2016


    Please go to the following link, watch the movie, and finish all documents below. You will hand in on MBC.

    -Remember to practice your quote.




    Download file "American Revolution Brain Pop.pdf"



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    January 13th, 2016

    DO NOW:


    1. What does the word "Independence" mean to you in your life? (make a list)

    2. What does the word "Natural" mean?

    3. If you are in "pursuit" of something, it means.....

    4. If you give your consent to a friend to borrow or use your xbox or jacket, you are....


    CLASSWORK:

    Read this (scroll down till you see this sentence)...

    "When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another..."

    ---What does this quote mean?



    Download file "Declaration of Idependence Reading.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:


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    January 12th, 2016


    DO NOW:

    1. Where and when was the Battle of Bunker Hill? What is a famous quote fro that battle? Why was that quote made?

    2. What were some important decisions that the Second Continental Congress made?

    3. What was the Olive Branch Petition?

    4. What is the difference between a Loyalist and Patriot?



    CLASSWORK:


    Download file "American Revolution- Declaration of Independence Reading.pdf"


    Homework:

    Memorize the passage from the Declaration of Independence.


    "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..."


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    January 11th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    1. What is a Revolution?

    2. What was the "Shot Heard Around the World"? EXPLAIN.


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "American Revolution--Textbook Chpt 5 Section 4-The War Begins Notes.docx"

    Download file "American Revolution--Textbook Chpt 5 Section 4-The War Begins.pdf"



    HOMEWORK:

    Finish Classwork.


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    January 8th, 2016


    DO NOW:

    Finish your questions from yesterday's class. (go to yesterday's class . Second document had questions)

    Have your letter to hand in.


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "revolutionary War Text Summary Declaration of Independence.pdf"


    Homework: NONE


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    January, 7th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    Letters due tomorrow!!!

    Please Define:

    Revolution.

    Rebel.

    Patriot.



    CLASSWORK: Download and read.


    Download file "One if by Land, Two if by Sea.pdf"

    Download file "One If By Land.docx"


    Homework:


    Finish Classwork


    January 14th, 2016


    Please go to the following link, watch the movie, and finish all documents below. You will hand in on MBC.

    -Remember to practice your quote.




    Download file "American Revolution Brain Pop.pdf"


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