Battle of Vincennes. Battle of Moore's Creek. John Paul Jones.
Key words include:
- George Rogers Clark
- Bernardo de Galvez
- John Paul Jones
- Bonhomme Richard
-Grand Union Jack
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- Native Americans as British allies, and why they mostly sided with Britain.
- George Rogers Clark and fighting along the western frontier.
- A primary source document by Clark who wrote to Governor Patrick Henry of Virginia explaining his intent to attack Vincennes. Students predict whether he will be successful.
- Spanish aid and their help defending the southern border from the British.
- The Battle at Moore’s Creek, its importance and outcome.
- Sir Henry Clinton and his plan to march through the South to recruit Loyalists.
- John Paul Jones at command of the Bonhomme Richard and his daring capture of the British vessel Serapis.
- Who John Paul Jones was and where he is buried today.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
How did the British hope to acquire new American recruits?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 7 of the American Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 32-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Olive Branch Petition
Lesson 2: Battle of Bunker Hill
Lesson 3: Declaration of Independence Part 1
Lesson 4: Declaration of Independence Part 2
Lesson 5: Battle of Long Island, Trenton and Princeton
Lesson 6: Battle of Saratoga
Lesson 7: John Paul Jones Battles of Vincennes Moore's Creek
Lesson 8: Battle of Kings Mtn, Cowpens, Guilford Court House
Lesson 9: Benedict Arnold and The Siege of Yorktown
Lesson 10: Treaty of Paris
UNIT: American Revolutionary War
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