Revolutionary War!. People - 10. Who was a strong supporter of the policies that lead to the American revolution (causes of the war) and opposed independent government in the colonies?. People Answer – 10. King George III. People - 20.
Who was a strong supporter of the policies that lead to the American revolution (causes of the war) and opposed independent government in the colonies?
Who did the colonists select to run the Continental Army? Why?
Who was the Patriot hero of the battle of Saratoga and a member of the Sons of Liberty?
Who was known for saying “Give me liberty or give me death?” in one of his speeches? What did he mean by this?
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence and doubled the size of the United States with the Louisiana Purchase?
What was the first cause that lead to the Revolutionary War? How did that lead to the Revolutionary War?
Why did King George III tax the colonists? What was the first tax he imposed?
What was the Stamp Act? How did the colonists respond to this?
Why did the colonists refuse to buy or sell the tea from the East India Tea Company even though it was cheaper than the smuggled (illegally imported and not taxed) tea? (Give 2 reasons)
What happened at the Boston Tea Party and why? What was the punishment King George gave the Colonists for the Boston Tea Party?
Why did the Battle of Lexington and Concord happen? Why was it important?
What happened at the Battles of Lexington and Concord? What was the result?
Why was the battle of Yorktown important? (Give 2 reasons)
Which battle was the turning point of the war? What happened and why was it the turning point?
What happened at the Battle of Yorktown?
Part 2 of the Declaration of Independence explained that all people are born with natural rights (freedoms protected by the government’s laws) that no one can take away. It also said “all men are created equal.” What does this mean?
Part 2 of the Declaration of Independence explained that all people are born with natural rights (freedoms protected by the government’s laws) that no one can take away. What did it say the people have the right to do if the government does not protect these rights?
Part five of the Declaration of Independence has the delegates’ signatures. Out of the people we studied, who were the people who signed the Declaration of Independence? (There were 3 who signed) Why was it a big deal that they signed?
Part 3 of the Declaration of Independence listed many ways King George III had abused his power (complaints against him). What are three ways King George III had abused his power?
Why was the Declaration of Independence so important? (Give 2 reasons)
Who were the Patriots and the Loyalists?
What is a tax?
What are natural rights? (Give the definition and tell what the natural rights are)
Who were the Sons of Liberty?
What is a representative?