This is a brief, one page reading the helps explain the advantages that the colonies had in its victory over the British. The reading also discusses land that was acquired through the Treaty of Paris and the legacy of the war in terms of debt incurred and the concerns these new Americans had about establishing a new government. After the reading, students answer 9 questions about what they just read.
This can be used as classwork, homework, or a supplement used for a substitute.
An answer key is included.