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Lexington and Concord

Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord
Lexington and Concord
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16 MB|30 slide PowerPoint presentation, 3-page graphic organizer
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Lexington. Concord.

Key words include:
- Minutemen
- General Thomas Gage
- Redcoats
- Paul Revere
- Sybil Ludington
- Concord, Massachusetts
- Lexington, Massachusetts

This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- How the dumping of tea into Boston harbor led to the Intolerable Acts.
- The decision made at the First Continental Congress for each colony to build a militia.
- Parliament sending more British soldiers to Boston.
- General Thomas Gage sending his soldiers to Concord to see if colonists had stockpiled weapons.
- The Sons of Liberty and the secret signal in the Old North Church.
- The midnight riders, who they were (including a woman!), and whether Paul Revere really said “the British are coming!” as he rode.
- The battle at Lexington.
- The battle at Concord.
- What American colonists are fighting for - No taxation without representation.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson’s hymn and famous line, “shot heard round the world.”
- The significance of these two battles and what lies ahead for the colonists.
- A review of all the significant events (Sugar Act, Tea Act, Boston Massacre, etc.) that led colonists to go to war with their mother country of Britain.

Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did the American Revolution begin?

**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 11 of Road to Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 30-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!

PLEASE NOTE: This lesson is a PowerPoint document. The TEXT in this PowerPoint document can be altered, as can the order of the slides, transitions between slides, and animation of bullet points. The photos and proprietary fonts (in the titles and backgrounds) have been “digitally flattened” and are NOT able to be altered. This protects against copyright violation. Please understand what you are buying and my Terms of Use before purchasing this lesson. Thank you!

Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Conflict in the Ohio River Valley
Lesson 2: Fort Necessity
Lesson 3: Albany Plan of Union (Congress)
Lesson 4: French and Indian War
Lesson 5: Proclamation Act of 1763
Lesson 6: Sugar Act and Stamp Act
Lesson 7: Townshend Act and Quartering Act
Lesson 8: The Boston Massacre
Lesson 9: The Boston Tea Party
Lesson 10: Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
Lesson 11: Lexington and Concord

UNIT: Road to Revolution

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- The slides included in this resource may not be used to create something new, and or distributed in any way without written consent from the author.

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Total Pages
30 slide PowerPoint presentation, 3-page graphic organizer
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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