Unit Two: Colonization to Revolution
Read Chapter 5, pp. 82 - 91 The American Pageant, Bailey, et al. Identify:
1. How democratic was colonial American society?
2. Why was colonial America becoming less equal?
Read Chapter 5, pp. 92 - 103, The American Pagaent, Bailey, et al.
The Great Awakening
Poor Richard's Almanac
John Peter Zenger
Colonial America (your personal view)
1. What were the causes of the Great Awakening?
2. What were the effects of the Great Awakening?
3. In what ways was colonial life attractive?
4. In what ways was colonial life tedious and dull?
Read Chapter 6, The American Pageant, Bailey, et al.
Identify: (Who/What? Why important?)
Kaskaskia, Cahokia, Vincennes
The War of Jenkins's Ear
Battle of Quebec
Proclamation of 1763
Answer the following questions:
1. If France instead of Britain had won the "duel for North America," would the thirteen colonies ever have been independent of Britain, or would they have been forced to stay within the empire for protection? Would Detroit, St. Louis, and New Orleans now be cities in "Canada" rather than in the US? 2. Should the French and Indian War be considered one of the causes of the American Revolution? Why or why not?
Read Chapter 7, pp. 121 - 129
Sugar Act of 1764
Stamp Act of 1765
Declaratory Act of 1766
Townshend Acts of 1767
Committees of Correspondence
1. Was the American Revolution inevitable? Could America have gradually and peacefully developed independence within the British commonwealth? 2. Were all...