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Eighth graders discuss the importance of battles fought during the Revolutionary War. They summarize the events, people, and strategies of significance in the Battle of Yorktown. They identify the significance of the the adoption of the Treaty of Paris and how it impacted the Revolutionary War.
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that on September 3, 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed. Students write why they think the Revolutionary War was such an important point in the history of the United States.
New Review Ending the War, 1783
The various peace proposals, made by both sides, to end the Revolutionary War come under scrutiny in this final lesson of a three-part series on the war. Class members read primary source documents and compare them with military campaigns occurring at the same time. The final activity in the series has groups studying the terms of the 1783 Treaty of Paris and then individuals draw the postwar boundaries of the US on their interactive maps.
Every war has a number of turning point battles that define the outcome. Inform learners of three major battles of the American Revolution. The Battle of Bunker Hill, Saratoga, Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris are each discussed. Maps and primary source quotes are also included.
In this Treaty of Paris research worksheet, students research the topic, then complete 4 short answer questions. Worksheet contains links to additional activities.
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980. Extensive, complete, and well worth your time.
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker "fast-forwards" 130 years to discuss the French and Indian War. This is an engaging way to review American history up to the Civil War for students who might be a little fuzzy on the details.
Track the ins and outs and wartime strategies used by both the British and the Americans during the Revolutionary War. Multiple comparisons are made between both factions, maps, statistical data, images, and light text is used throughout the presentation. This would be a good resource to accompany a full lecture and could span several class periods.
Exploring the idea of America joining "the imperialist club" at the end of the 19th century, this presentation presents reasons why America not only had the drive to explore the world, but the power and wealth with which to do so. American presence and influence in Hawaii, Japan, Alaska, Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Panama, China, and Mexico are covered in the context of the spread of America's growing global importance.
An extensive review of European dynamics in the mid-to-late 19th century, this presentation clearly outlines the steps taken to unify Italy as well as Germany, and all the implications and effects therein. The slides set a strong context for viewers as they work their way into the tumult of 20th century Europe.
In this online interactive history quiz instructional activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about colonial America. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Detailing the French and Indian War with timelines and maps, this presentation would be a good addition to a class on pre-revolutionary America. There is good information on each slide; the multiple bullet points could be easily broken into several pieces.
Broaden your history class' knowledge of early America with this presentation, which takes them through the beginnings, battles, and bitter end of the French and Indian War. Vivid maps and paintings help tie the slides together. Note: There are a few typos that could be easily fixed with a quick edit.
Students analyze the Preamble of the Constitution and identify the historical context that led to its wording. They, in groups, interpret phrases from the Preamble, examine relevant court cases and create illustrations for their portion or text.
Students investigate how successful they were in obtaining their goals in the Revolutionary War. The peace feelers of 1775 are examined and the reasons for the British rejection of them explored. the main provisions of the Treaty of Paris are discussed.
Fifth graders explore all the myths of the battle of Yorktown. A variety of primary documents are viewed and analyzed for discussion. They become aware that what one sees and hears is not always as it seems in reality. Each group critiques how the myths affected the global environment and backdrop to the war.
In this Vermont history worksheet, students read two and a half pages of information about Vermont history. After reading, students complete 10 true or false questions about what they read.
For this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 19 matching questions regarding the events that led to the American Revolution. Students may check their answers immediately.
In this George Washington instructional activity, students read a time line about George Washington and then fill in blanks to a paragraph about him afterwards. Students fill in 10 blanks.
Students create timelines that span from the Seven Years' War to the Treaty of Paris. In this colonial America lesson, students research the provided primary images and documents from the era as well as information about events during the time period from other sources. Students use their findings to participate in a timeline activity.