This file contains activities, powerpoints, resources, and videos concerning the American Revolution.
Powerpoint containing information, videos and photos about the Acts placed on the colonist which would eventually lead to the American Revolution. It includes:
-resistance to imperial policy (Proclamation of 1763)
-the Stamp Act
-the Townshend Acts
-taxes on tea
-“taxation without representation”
Simple slideshow presentation explaining the main accomplishments of the First and Second Continental Congress. It also includes two videos which give further details about the meetings.
Two passages for students to compare and contrast with a Venn Diagram. One passage is a primary source, first hand account of Paul Revere's Ride, while the other is a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 1860, 85 years after Paul Revere's ride. The students can compare and contrast the two writings in order to understand the difference between a first and second hand account of Paul Revere's famous midnight ride.
Simple, but cute, activity for your students to complete after reading and researching the Boston Tea Party.
Powerpoint containing information and videos over Benjamin Franklin and the contributions that he made to the American Revolution. It also includes an analysis activity of his well known political cartoon Join or Die.