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Topics are grouped together by magazine issue

Magazine Issue

Individual (I) /Pair Topic (P)

Student

Student

Major Events

Leading Up to the War



Boston Tea Party (P)










Boston Massacre (P)










1st Continental Congress (P)










The Stamp Act (P)










The Proclamation Act of 1763










Patrick Henry’s Treason Speech



















1775

Paul Revere’s Ride










2nd Continental Congress (P)










Lexington and Concord Battles (P)






















Washington crosses the Delaware (capturing Trenton)










Battle of Bunker Hill







1776

Publication of “Common Sense” (P)










Declaration of Independence & Signing (P)



















1777

Flag Resolution










Burgoyne surrenders










Hessian attack on Fort Mercer










Winter at Valley Forge



















1778

Battle of Monmouth










British occupy Savannah



















1779

British burn Fairfield and Norwalk, CT










John Paul Jones captures British ship










The Tappan Massacre










Washington winters at Morristown, NJ



















1780

British capture Charleston










King’s Mountain



















1781

Articles of Confederation










Cornwallis at Guilford Courthouse










American retakes Augusta, GA and Yorktown, VA










Articles of Confederation



















1782 and beyond

British evacuate Savannah, Charleston, and sign Articles of Peace










Treaty of Paris (P)










British troops leave New York/Washington resigns










U.S. Constitution is ratified









Patriots

Samuel Adams










Mercy Otis Warren










Ben Franklin










John Dickinson



















Other Significant People

King George III










Captain John Paul Jones










Patrick Henry










Thomas Paine










Thomas Jefferson










George Washington







Heroines

Betsy Ross










Abigail Adams










Phillis Wheatley










Mary Draper










Molly Pitcher










Lucy Knox










Deborah Samson










Sybil Ludington







Heroes

Francis Scott Key










Paul Revere










Samuel Poor










Ethan Allen







Loyalists

William Allen










Simon Girty










Jonathan Boucher










Thomas Hutchinson










Joseph Brant










Lord Dunmore










William Franklin







Spies

Benedict Arnold










Nathan Hale










Ann Bates










Lydia Darragh







Groups

British & Hessians (P)










Americans & French (P)










Patriots & Loyalists (P)










Slaves & Indians (P)



















Quotes

[Group of 4 students]



Each student chooses at least 1 famous quote from this time to explain the meaning behind it and why it is remembered in history.

Examples of quotes:

  • Taxation without representation

  • I regret that I have but….

  • Give me liberty or give me death!

  • Etc.

Minimum of 4 quotes in a magazine issue








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