Causes of the Revolution

Title- Causes of the American Revolution 1763-1775

Objective- Students will be able to identify the events that led to the American Colonists drafting the Declaration of Independence.

Purpose- Students will identify major events that lead up to the revolution, place events in their proper sequence, and identify reasons why the colonists wanted independence.

Materials- Timeline and the Declaration of Independence

Procedure- Students will read the Declaration of Independence and match the events listed in the timeline to the grievances against the King of England as listed in the Declaration of Independence.

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