Olive Branch Petition.
Key words include:
Second Continental Congress
Olive Branch Petition
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- A recap of the events of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
- Definition of a Patriot and Loyalist, and why each is fighting.
- A question posed to students: would you be a Patriot or a Loyalist?
- The Continental Congress sends the Olive Branch Petition to King George and creates an army appointing George Washington Commander in-chief.
- Benedict Arnold, Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys attack Fort Ticonderoga.
- Who is Ethan Allen and why Fort Ticonderoga?
- Advantages and disadvantages that Britain and the Americans have when entering the war.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- How did Americans pursue both war and peace in 1775?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 1 of the American Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 24-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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