I can create a booklet that organizes information about the events leading up to the American Revolution.
I can explain how the American colonists reacted to British policies, including diplomatically and through military force.
Directions: Follow the steps provided to create a booklet for Chapter 5, “The Spirit of Independence.” Students will identify all of the events, people, laws, acts and important vocabulary from the chapter.
Steps in the Process:
Pick 4 pieces of blank paper.
Fold the paper in half (hamburger-style). Staple all the pages together.
Title your booklet “Chapter 5: The Spirit of Independence.” Include your name and period number. You may choose to add pictures or color.
Label the pages in your booklet with the following headings (leave 2 pages per section):
5.1 – Taxation Without Representation
Essential Question: Following the French and Indian War, how did the British upset the American colonists?
Identify or describe: Crispus Attucks, Boston Massacre, Paul Revere, Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, King George III, Coercive Acts (Intolerable Acts)
Define: militia, minutemen, Loyalist, Patriot
Identify or describe: Continental Congress, John Adams, Suffolk Resolves, William Dawes/Paul Revere, Captain John Parker, Lexington and Concord, Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys, Colonel William Prescott, Battle of Bunker Hill
Define: petition, preamble
Identify or describe: Second Continental Congress, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Continental Army, George Washington, Olive Branch Petition, Benedict Arnold, Thomas Paine/Common Sense, Richard Henry Lee, Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson