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Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

VA Studies: Revolutionary WarFacts 96-110

Powerpoint created by Carrie Reed

Facts from the VA Pacing Guide


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

What did the colonists and the English Parliament disagree about?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

The colonists and the English Parliament disagreed over how the colonies should be governed. Parliament believed it had legal authority in the colonies, while the colonists believed their local assemblies had legal authority.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

What did Parliament and the colonists feel about taxation?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Parliament believed it had the right to tax the colonies, while the colonists believed they should not be taxed since they had no representation in Parliament.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence and what did it state?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

The Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, states that authority to govern belongs to the people, rather than to kings. All people are created equal and have rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

What side were the Patriots on?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Virginia Patriots served in the Continental Army.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

What side were neutralists on?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Many colonists were neutral and did not take sides.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

What side were loyalists on?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Loyalists remained loyal to the king and supported Great Britain.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

How did African Americans and slaves feel about the war?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Some African Americans were divided about the war. Some slaves fought for the English because they were promised freedom.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

What side were the American Indians on?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Many American Indians fought for both the British and the Patriots.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Who was James Armistead Lafayette?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

James Armistead Lafayette, a slave from Virginia, served in the Continental Army and was given his freedom after the war. He was a spy.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Who was George Washington?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

George Washington provided military leadership by serving as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Who was Thomas Jefferson?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Thomas Jefferson provided political leadership by expressing the reasons for colonial independence from England in the Declaration of Independence.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Who was Patrick Henry?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Patrick Henry inspired Patriots from other colonies when he spoke out against taxation without representation by saying, “Give me liberty or give me death.”


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

What was the Battle of Great Bridge?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

The Battle of Great Bridge was the first land battle fought in Virginia. It was an American victory and forced the British governor to flee Norfolk.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Who was Jack Jouett?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Jack Jouett rode on a horse to warn Thomas Jefferson and other government leaders to leave Charlottesville during the war.


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

Where was the last battle of the American Revolution?


Va studies revolutionary war facts 96 110

The English surrendered to the American Army in Yorktown. This brought an end to the Revolutionary War.


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