Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence

Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
Bundle of 5 - Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence
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This is a bundle of 5, highly animated, power point presentation on Factors of Creating the Declaration of Independence of the United States. The total number of slides in the presentations is 125. Each of the slides are editable so you can modify the slides if you need to.

In the 1760’s, the American colonies lived under British rule and were loyal to England. Trade was healthy and the colonies prospered and grew into large cities such as Boston, Philadelphia and New York City.

Life was fine until England who had fought a long and victorious war with France and had accumulated a lot of debt. King George put an aggressive tax plan in place requiring the colonies to purchase all manufactured goods from England. This tax enraged the colonists, who had no representation in Parliament. They fought back by smuggling goods to avoid the tax.

Thus, began a series of tax acts that enraged the colonists. George ruled aggressively on a number of items that forced the colonists to engage in open rebellion which eventually lead to the declaration of Independence and creation of a brand, new country apart from England.

Power point presentation #1 is entitled, English Actions Prior to US Independence and contains 36 slides and covers the following:

Life in the Colonies
Life in Colonial America
British Tax Acts
Coercive Acts
Intolerable Acts
Impact of the French & Indian War
The Proclamation Act
The Sugar Act
Effects of The Sugar Act
Violation of Colonial Rights
The Currency Act
The Stamp Act
Provisions of the Stamp Act
Reaction to the Stamp Act
No Stamp Collectors!
The Underlying Issue
The Stamp Act Congress
Reaction to The Stamp Act Congress
Success of The Stamp Act Congress
The Declaratory Act
The Townshend Acts
The Boston Massacre
The Boston Tea Party
British Reaction
First Continental Congress
First Continental Congress Meets
Reaction
Second Continental Congress
Movement for Independence
The Writing of the
Declaration of Independence
Importance of the
Declaration of Independence

List of Intolerable Acts:
The French & Indian War, 1754-63
The Proclamation Act, 1763
The Sugar Act, 1764
The Currency Act, 1764
The Stamp Act, 1765
The Stamp Act Congress, 1765
The Declaratory Act, 1766
Townshend Acts, 1767
The Boston Massacre, 1770
The Boston Tea Party, 1773
The First Continental Congress, 1774
The Second Continental Congress, 1775
The Writing of the Declaration of Independence, 1775
The Adoption of the Declaration of Independence, 1776

Power point #2 is entitled, Events Leading Up to the United States Declaration of Independence and contains 20 slides and covers the following:

It begins with what life was like in the colonies, how things began to change with the taxes levied on the colonists by King George III, to key dates, to the actual writing of the Declaration.

Colonies Established
The Mayflower Compact
Early Life in Colonial America
British War Debt
King George’s Response
Tensions Rise
Key Date: 1773 (2)
“Intolerable Acts“
Key Date: 1774 (2)
Key Date: 1775 (2)
Key Date: 1776
Writing the Declaration of Independence
Where is it Now?
End of Presentation

Power point #3 is entitled, Important Parts of the Declaration of Independence and contains 18 slides and covers the following:

It includes information on its writing, the way it is constructed, its content, the principles, and all 27 complaints against the king.

Author & Date
Other Authors
Contents
Preamble
Statement of Beliefs/Natural Rights
Grievances to the King
Resolution
Importance of the Declaration of Independence
Surviving Copies

Power point #4 is entitled, The Declaration of Independence of the United States and contains 37 slides and covers the following:

The presentation includes steps to create the Declaration, its authors, its contents, the principles, all 27 complaints against the king, the list of the signers by state, the fate of the signers, notable signers, and the printing and distribution of the Declaration.

Events Prior to the Declaration of Independence
Author & Date
Other Authors
Preamble
Principles (2)
Grievances: 1-3
Grievances: 4-6
Grievances: 7-10
Grievances: 11-15
Grievances: 16-20
Grievances: 21-24
Grievances: 25-27
The Declaration
Conclusion
The Signers
Signers by State (4)
Who Were the Signers?
Who Were the Signers? (2)
Notable Signers
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock
Ben Franklin
Distribution
Printing the Copies
King George’s Copy
Later Signatures
Surviving Copies
End of Presentation

Power point #5 is entitled, The Legacy of the Declaration of Independence and contains 14 slides and covers the following:

“When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”

So, begins the Declaration of Independence. But what was the Declaration of Independence? Why do Americans continue to celebrate July 4, 1776 as the birthday of the United States? The United States Constitution was not signed until 1789, some 13 years later!

While that date might just mean a barbecue and fireworks to some today, what did the Declaration of Independence mean when it was written in the summer of 1776?

The Introduction
What is the Declaration of Independence
A Legal Document
A Practical Document
A Commitment to Human Equality
Full Human Equality
Contradictions
Impact on Women
Impact on
African-Americans
What Did the Signers Mean?
Radical Declaration
Conclusion

This is one of many bundled power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading ….Foundations of Government.
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