Treaty of Paris.
Key words include:
- Treaty of Paris
- Lord Frederick North
- Fraunces Tavern
- Mount Vernon
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- How colonist became so angry that they declared war on their own country. A look back at the British act (laws) imposed on the colonists that created so much anger.
- Reasons for the American victory, specifically the role of: geography, patriotism, foreign aid, leadership.
- The four American delegates that were sent to Paris to negotiate the peace talks, and why it became so complicated to complete a draft.
- A map of North America after the Treaty of Paris.
- What America and Britain each agreed to in the terms of the Treaty of Paris.
- Whether Loyalists should be compensated for property taken during the war, (students form a written opinion).
- Fraunces Tavern in New York City, what it is and its importance.
- George Washington’s farewell to his troops and the country as he heads home to Mount Vernon.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
What were the terms of the Treaty of Paris?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 10 of the American Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 32-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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