Chapter 6- The American Revolution 1776-1783 Read and take notes pages 160-189 Section One- Author’s Purpose: DUE Nov. 24th a. Why did some American’s support the British? b. How did the Battle of Saratoga mark a turning point in the war? 1. Review the timeline on page 162. 2. Answer the Reading Strategy question in the blue box on page 162. 3. Complete questions 3 and 4 in the section 1 Assessment. 4. Create a graphic organizer that outlines the positions of Loyalists and Patriots. 5. Define all of the blue words in Section One. 6. List the qualities of the American army. 7. Read about Thomas Paine. 8. What did William Howe hope? 9. Who is Nathan Hale? 10. What was the outcome of the Battle at Long island? 11. Describe Washington’s surprise for the British. (Trenton and Princeton) 12. Describe Britain’s plan for colonial defeat. Did it work? Why did it fail? (Read from 167-168) 13. Who captured Philadelphia? 14. Who is Benedict Arnold? 15. Describe the battle of Saratoga. 16. How did the Battle of Saratoga mark a turning point in the war? Section Two-The War Continues DUE Nov. 30th a. Why did other nations help the Americans? b. How was Washington’s winter at Valley Forge? c. What challenges did the Americans face at home as a result of the war? 1. Review the timeline on page 172. 2. Answer the Reading Strategy question in the blue box on page 172. 3. Complete questions 2 through 4 in the section 2 Assessment. 4. Describe the Continental Congress’ money problems. 5. Why did women question their roles? 6. How were Loyalist treated? 7. Describe the roles of African Americans. Section Three- The War Moves West and South DUE Nov. 30th a. How did the war involve Native Americans? b. How did a new kind of fighting develop in the South? 1. Review the timeline on page 172. 2. Answer the Reading Strategy question in the blue box on page 177. 3. Read the “What If….” Section. Answer the questions, be specific. 4. How did the British use blockades? 5. Define each word in the section. 6. Why is John Paul Jones famous/ 7. Why did the colonist struggle in the South? 8. How did Spain help the colonist? 9. Answer questions 2-5 from the Section 3 Assessment on page 182. Section Four- The War is Won DUE Dec. 8th a. How did George Washington change his military strategy? b. Why did the Americans win the Revolutionary War despite many disadvantages? 1. Review the timeline on page 172. 2. Answer the Reading Strategy question in the blue box on page 183. 3. Who arrived in July 1780? Why was this important? 4. What was Washington’s original plan? 5. What was Washington’s secret? 6. Was Washington’s plan successful? (explain why) 7. Who was sent to Paris to work out the treaty? 8. List and describe the terms of the Treaty of Paris-1783. 9. Describe the Newburgh Conspiracy. 10. Describe Washington’s plans when he resigned from the army. 11. Create a graphic organizer detailing the advantages and disadvantages of the British and American armies. 12. Describe how the ideas of “revolution” began to spread after the American Revolution. Chapter 6 Test Review TEST DATE DEC. 10th 1. When did America declare independence? 2. Who was Nathan Hale? 3. Do you know the advantages and disadvantages for the British and Americans? 4. Why was General Burgoyne defeated at Saratoga? 5. How did the Spanish help the Americans? (attacks on forts) 6. How did worthless money affect the price of goods in the colonies? 7. How did the British use blockades? 8. Why did the British concentrate their attacks in the South? 9. Who was the Americans most important ally? 10. Where did the last battle occur? 11. Who supported independence? 12. Where did the Americans score a victory Christmas night? 13. Who said…..”These are the times that try men’s souls”? 14. Where was the American capital located? 15. Where did the Americans suffer a horrible winter? 16. The French joined the Americans after which battle? 17. In 1780, where did the Patriots suffer their worst defeat? 18. King George freed the Americans after which battle? 19. Name the delegates to Paris to work out the peace treaty. 20. What two names were given to people that were loyal to Britain? 21. Loyalist were strongest in what part of the colonies? 22. Which Patriot disguised himself as a teacher? 23. Who was Washington’s trusted French aide? 24. Who said…”I have not yet begun to fight”? 25. What was the Hessians main goal for entering the war? 26. Terms of the treaty of Paris. 27. After the war what did George Washington do? 28. Matching: Peter Salem, Green Mountain Boys, Margaret Corbin, Hessians, Francis Marion, Friedrich von Steuben, guerilla warfare, Continental Army, Privateers, Colonel William Prescott, Thomas Paine.
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