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OvercomingTyrannyPeyton.mp4

This podcast is part of the series: Overcoming Adversity

Creator:

Peyton from Michele Ange's 5th Grade


School/Organization:

Owens Cross Roads Elementary School, Madison County Schools

Overview:

A brief summary of the cuases of the American Revolution.


Length: 1:00

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (5) United States Studies: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
8. Identify major events of the American Revolution, including the battles of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, and Yorktown.
  • Describing principles contained in the Declaration of Independence
  • Explaining contributions of Thomas Jefferson, Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, Thomas Paine, George Washington, Haym Solomon, and supporters from other countries to the American Revolution
  • Explaining contributions of ordinary citizens, including African Americans and women, to the American Revolution
  • Describing efforts to mobilize support for the American Revolution by the Minutemen, Committees of Correspondence, First Continental Congress, Sons of Liberty, boycotts, and the Second Continental Congress
  • Locating on a map major battle sites of the American Revolution, including the battles of Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill, Saratoga, and Yorktown
  • Recognizing reasons for colonial victory in the American Revolution
  • Explaining the effect of the Treaty of Paris of 1783 on the development of the United States
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    SS2010 (10) United States History I: Beginnings to the Industrial Revolution
    3. Trace the chronology of events leading to the American Revolution, including the French and Indian War, passage of the Stamp Act, the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre, passage of the Intolerable Acts, the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the publication of Common Sense, and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. [A.1.a., A.1.b., A.1.d., A.1.g., A.1.i.]
  • Explaining the role of key revolutionary leaders, including George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; Patrick Henry; Samuel Adams; Paul Revere; Crispus Attucks; and Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
  • Explaining the significance of revolutionary battles, including Bunker Hill, Trenton, Saratoga, and Yorktown
  • Summarizing major ideas of the Declaration of Independence, including the theories of John Locke, Charles de Montesquieu, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Comparing perspectives of differing groups in society and their roles in the American Revolution, including men, women, white settlers, free and enslaved African Americans, and American Indians
  • Describing how provisions of the Treaty of Paris of 1783 affected relations of the United States with European nations and American Indians
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