Students review the American Revolution by organizing 29 events on and answering 4 questions. The events span the French and Indian War to the US Constitution. Students classify each item according to a system detailed in the instructions, they complete one task for 6 items of their choice, and another task for 4 other items. There are arrows in the first two lines of the timeline showing students the direction to fill out the pieces in. This could work for a sub and the answers are included where appropriate.
***For space reasons, some acts have been combined***
Sample timeline items and questions include:
--Albany Congress/Join or Die
--First Continental Congress
--Battle of Brandywine
--Winter at Valley Forge
--Treaty of Paris
--Could the patriots have been successful without France’s help, why or why not?
--Consider a scenario where Britain won the war. What would that have meant for the wider world over the next 200 years? Explain your thinking.
***a teacher's note is included in the file describing an alternate way students can complete this activity***
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