History 8-1, Assignment Six, The American Colonies Develop New Ideas




Assignment Six
The American Colonies Develop New Ideas

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How did the growing ideas of the Enlightenment spread from Europe to America?

What were their effects?

How did the Great Awakening shape the understanding and expectations of Americans?

Lexington and Concord



The situation between the colonists in America, especially in New England, and Britain continued to deteriorate after the French and Indian War. We are going to look at what pushed those changes.


Students will identify and describe the antecedent causes of the revolution and what pushed the colonists to war.

Special instructions

See the printed assignment




Please note that this assignment was mistakenly printed with the title Assignment Five when I passed it out in class.



Printed files

Here is a link to the printed copy of this assignment.

Media files



Online files

Here is a link to the PowerPoint about rights we used in class.

Click here to access the notes page for the PowerPoint listed above.

Click here for Chapter 7 of the online textbook.


Sound files