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American Revolution: Road to Revolution PowerPoint and Guided Notes

History Gal
Grade Levels
8th - 11th, Homeschool
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97 slides, 20 pages
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This 97 slide PowerPoint presentation covers the events that led to the American Revolution beginning with the Navigation Acts, Enlightenment, and the Great Awakening and through the tax acts and boycotts to the Declaration of Independence (1651-1776). It's designed for secondary teachers who plan on spending a week or two (or more) covering the events that led to the Revolutionary War. If you are looking for something to help you quickly cover or review the road to revolution, you may like my Road to Revolution Doodle Notes.

It includes the following topics:

Navigation Acts

Molasses Act

The Great Awakening

The Enlightenment

Salutary Neglect

French and Indian War

Proclamation of 1763

Pontiac's War

Sugar Act

Quartering Act

Stamp Act

Sons and Daughters of Liberty

Stamp Act Congress

Declaratory Act

Townshend Acts

Letters from a Farmer In Pennslyvania

Circular Letter

Boston Massacre

Burning of the Gaspee

Committees of Correspondence

Tea Act

Boston Tea Party

Intolerable Acts

1st and 2nd Continental Congress

Skirmishes at Lexington and Concord

Battle of Ft. Ticonderoga

Battle of Bunker Hill

Olive Branch Petition

Common Sense

Declaration of Independence

What's included in the download:

*Editable PowerPoint presentation (97 slides, text is editable, some graphics are not editable)

*Google Slides presentation (97 slides, text is editable, some graphics are not editable), added April 2020

*PDF Guided Notes (10 pages, not editable)

*Fillable PDF version of Guided Notes (10 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Adobe)

*Google Slides version of Guided Notes (10 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Slides)

*PDF Guided Notes key (10 pages, not editable)

*Editable Guided Notes (10 pages, created in PowerPoint without clip art and fancy fonts)

***This resource is included in the following bundles:***

American Revolution Bundle

U.S. History to 1877 Bundle

U.S. History Mega Bundle: Exploration to Present

**This zip file contains PDFs and PowerPoint files. Some of these files are editable, but even once edited, they are considered derivative works and are only for your personal classroom use and may not be shared without the purchase of additional licenses and may not be sold.**

This download contains files that may be printed and copied or used digitally. Use whichever version fit best with your class. The other version remain yours in case you ever need to use them (in case your school makes the jump to 1:1 classes sometime in the future or if you have a student whose IEP requires a hard copy of assignments instead of digital ones).

You may put the materials in this file on a LMS for STUDENT USE that RESTRICTS access like Google Drive, Google Classroom, OneDrive, Edmodo, Blackboard, etc. where students are either invited via an email address or log in with a user name and password. IT MAY NOT BE UPLOADED TO A CLASS WEBSITE UNLESS THE SITE IS RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH A LOGIN AND PASSWORD AND IT MAY NOT BE USED IN A COURSE ON OUTSCHOOL OR ANY SIMILAR PLATFORMS/MARKETPLACES.

Questions? Email me at andrea@musingsofahistorygal.com.


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