This dynamic presentation on the American Revolution and its effects on Canada provides visuals, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson. Your students will understand how the American Revolution helped establish the country of Canada.
The American Revolution had a profound impact on the lands that became Canada. It has been said that the American Revolution created not one but two countries. The people would would settle in British North American as a result of this war would change the course of history in North America.
This presentation examines the following topics:
♦ Reasons for the Revolution
♦ Limiting Western Settlement
♦ Taxation without Representation
♦ The Quebec Act
♦ Reasons for Quebec's loyalty
♦ Invasion of Quebec
♦ Reasons for Nova Scotia's loyalty
♦ Aftermath of the War
♦ United Empire Loyalists
♦ Black Loyalists
♦ The Iroquois Confederacy
This lesson takes me approximately 45 minutes to complete.
Check out the "Struggle for a Continent" series:
Lesson 1: The Fur Trade
Lesson 2: The Evolution of Government in New France and New England
Lesson 3: The French and Indian War
Lesson 4: The American Revolution and its effects on Canada
Lesson 5: The War of 1812
Corresponding Movie Guides
The War that Made America Episode 1
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