American Revolutionary War Part II – 1776 - 1777
This lesson is Part II of our look at the major events that took place during the American Revolutionary War. This lesson covers:
• Reminder from previous videos of the Battles of Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill, the Declaration of Independence, the placement of George Washington to Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army
• Patriotic Spirit
• Division between Patriots and Tories / Loyalists
• The role of African American soldiers in the American Revolutionary War
• The use of militias in the Revolutionary War
• The British evacuation of Boston
• The British invasion of Long Island and New York under General Howe
• Nathan Hale – “My only regret is that I have but one life to lose for my country”
• Washington’s evacuation of New York
• British seizure of New York City
• Washington crossing the Delaware – Battles of Trenton & Princeton
• British capture of Philadelphia
• Battle of Saratoga, General Burgoyne, Horatio Gates
This lesson includes:
• Completed lesson plan with step-by-step instructions
• PowerPoint presentation
• Flipped classroom video
• Guided note taking file
• Smartboard Matching Activity
• Bell ringers
Check out the YouTube video that goes with this lesson @ Mr. Raymond’s Civics & Social Studies Academy YouTube channel:
American Revolutionary War Part II
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