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The Revolutionary War

In this lesson, we will learn about how the 13 Colonies were able to defeat the British government and its powerful navy and professional army. We will find out about how a new country was created with a completely new type of government. By the end of the lesson we will be able to decide whether or not America experienced a revolution.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.In which city was there a major protest in 1773 about taxes on tea?

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Q2.What became a slogan of colonists protesting against British rule?

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Q3.What happened at Lexington and Concord?

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Q4.When Colonists complained about a lack of 'representation', what did they mean?

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Q5.By passing the Intolerable Acts, how did the British government seem to be going against Enlightenment ideas?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In which city was there a major protest in 1773 about taxes on tea?

1/5

Q2.What became a slogan of colonists protesting against British rule?

2/5

Q3.What happened at Lexington and Concord?

3/5

Q4.When Colonists complained about a lack of 'representation', what did they mean?

4/5

Q5.By passing the Intolerable Acts, how did the British government seem to be going against Enlightenment ideas?

5/5

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End of lesson quiz

See if you can answer these questions based on what you have learnt today.

Q1.What became the official name of the 13 Colonies after they declared independence?

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Q2.Who led the American armies and became the first President of the new country?

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Q3.Which two countries helped the Americans during the War of Independence?

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Q4.What does 'constitution' mean?

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Q5.Which Enlightenment thinker's idea of a separation of powers inspired the design of the USA's three branches of government?

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End of lesson quiz

See if you can answer these questions based on what you have learnt today.

Q1.What became the official name of the 13 Colonies after they declared independence?

1/5

Q2.Who led the American armies and became the first President of the new country?

2/5

Q3.Which two countries helped the Americans during the War of Independence?

3/5

Q4.What does 'constitution' mean?

4/5

Q5.Which Enlightenment thinker's idea of a separation of powers inspired the design of the USA's three branches of government?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Revolutionary War

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