Causes of the American Revolution
This kit provides teachers and other educators with the materials and guidance to help fourth grade students understand the reasons that the British colonists elected to declare their independence from King George III between the years 1763-1776. As a part of these lessons students will be encouraged to consider the intent and impact of media documents from a variety of points of view including those of the colonists, King George, patriots, loyalists, slaves and Native Americans.
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Lesson 1: Proclamation of 1763
Lesson 2: Tarred and Feathered
Lesson 3: Boston Tea Party
Lesson 4: Phillis Wheatley Poem
Lesson 5: The Intolerable Acts
Lesson 6: Declaration of Independence
Lesson 7: The Rebels
Lesson 8: A Pair of Portraits
Lesson 9: Remembering the American Revolution
Lesson 10: No More Kings
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