The American Revolution
Introduction - Thus far, you have learned about the history of the 13 colonies and the relationship of the colonies with Great Britain. In this project, you will learn about important people and battles, and the events leading up to the Revolutionary War.
Tasks- You will work with your team to research your topic and create a PowerPoint.
Process- Find your group listed below and your topic. Your team will work together to divide the research and create a PowerPoint.
|Group 1||Major Causes|
|Group 2||People: John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Patrick Henry, Marquis de Lafayette|
|Group 4||Flags of American Revolution|
|Group 5||Battles: Concord/Lexington, Saratoga, Trenton|
Battles/Events: Valley Forge, Yorktown
|Group 7||Battles of SC: Buford Massacre, Ft. Moultrie, Hanging Rock, Camden, Cowpens|
PowerPoint- Slide 1 should include your group assignment and the members of your team. Site your sources on the last slide. Each slide should have a heading and be easy to read. Use bullets when listing facts. You may include maps and links to other sites. Do NOT copy a PowerPoint that you find on the internet! When listing battles, include the dates and importance of each. You should also describe the battle as much as possible.
SC Battles: http://www.sciway.net/hist/periods/revolwar.html
Best websites for all topics: http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/American_Revolution.html
Many topics: http://theamericanrevolution.org/
This is a list of suggested websites. You may use other sites, just be sure to site them on last slide. Do NOT use wikipedia.