Olive Branch Petition

Olive Branch Petition
Olive Branch Petition
Olive Branch Petition
Olive Branch Petition
Olive Branch Petition
Olive Branch Petition
Olive Branch Petition
Olive Branch Petition
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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15 MB|24-slide PowerPoint presentation, 3-page graphic organizer
Product Description
Olive Branch Petition.

Key words include:
Ethan Allen
Second Continental Congress
Continental Army
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!

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: 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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TERMS OF USE: The purchase of this PowerPoint presentation product by ZoopDog Creations includes a limited license for your classroom use. You may utilize this resource for each of your students. Reproduction of this product for use by additional teachers or classrooms, an entire grade level, additional schools or an entire school district is a violation of copyright.
- This product may NOT be copied and distributed outside of the scope of your classroom.
- This product may NOT be uploaded to the Internet or stored in a public retrieval system outside of the scope of the project itself (ex. your district website, slideshare.com, wikispaces.com, slideguru.com, your own personal website, etc.
- You may store this on your teacher website only if it is password protected.
- 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
24-slide PowerPoint presentation, 3-page graphic organizer
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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