Confrontation

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Discover how the first shots were fired in the Revolutionary War

Student Application

Learn about the events between the colonies and England that led to the first shots in the Revolutionary War.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will identify the sources of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution (e.g., smuggling, taxation without representation, Intolerable Acts, Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, and Boston Massacre).
  2. Students will know the significance of the first and second Continental Congresses and of the Committees of Corresponden...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Extra! Extra! Have students pretend to be newspaper reporters during Colonial Times. Have each student cover an event that led up to the Revolutionary War. Encourage them to remember the five Ws of reporting: Who, What, Where, When, Why and How? Remind students to be true to the time period in their writing style. As a class, compile the ar...

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Introduction
Colonists Under British Rule
French And Indian War
The British Assert Control
Colonists Rebel
The British Respond
The Committees Of Correspondence
The Continental Congress
Confrontation
Events To War Crossword
Events Timeline
The Events Leading Up To War
The Events Leading Up To War
The Events Leading Up To War