Presentation on theme: "1. Return/Review Unit 2 Test 2. Return Unit 2 Binder Quiz #3 3. Distribute Unit 3 Binder Sheets 4. American Revolution Top 10 Unit 3 Binder Quizzes: Column."— Presentation transcript:
1. Return/Review Unit 2 Test 2. Return Unit 2 Binder Quiz #3 3. Distribute Unit 3 Binder Sheets 4. American Revolution Top 10 Unit 3 Binder Quizzes: Column 1: 10/17 Column 2: 10/22 Column 3: 10/23 NO BINDER COLLECTION THIS UNIT! Unit 3 Exam: 10/24 and 10/27 APUSH October 14, 2014
American Revolution Top Ten Top Ten list (based on the David Letterman model): If you never heard of this: It is okay because he is old and not funny anymore. You will create a list of the top ten reasons why the colonists demanded independence from the British Empire. The list must be in short sentence form. The list should go from 10 to 1 (1 being the most important) All of the things on the list have to be somewhat true: Meaning take the story and it make it your own. The list can be funny The list can be funny Due Tomorrow. Example: number 7: Boston Massacre: Only if that one guy didn’t throw that snowball at that guy in red. The Top Ten The American Revolution
As the English colonists expanded into the interior (Ohio River Valley,) conflicts emerged French and Indian War (7 Years War) – Britain and colonists versus the French and Natives Iroquois allied with the British Native life changed drastically after the war The French were removed from North America – lost a trading partner British colonists expanded on to native land Pontiac’s Rebellion Proclamation Line of 1763
Debt from the 7 Years’ War helped lead to the end of Salutary Neglect: Britain tightened its control over markets, taxes, and colonial government – many colonists resisted this new policy Stamp Act Congress (1765) – colonial response to Stamp Act, tarred and feathered tax collectors; Stamp Act was repealed Committees of Correspondence (1770s) – spreading of info and propaganda about British policies Intolerable Acts (1774) – passed in response to the Boston Tea Party; shut down the port of Boston until damages were paid.
Individuals involved in the independence movement: Elites: Paul Revere and John Hancock – wealthy merchants that protested taxation Grassroots movements:, Mercy Otis Warren – writer that urged independence Arguments for independence: Rights of British subjects: Rejection of “virtual representation” – idea that Parliament acted in best interest of all British subjects Rights of individuals: Taxation, writs of assistance, admirality courts Enlightenment ideas: Consent of the governed “Life, liberty, and property” How did colonists win? Familiarity with the land, military leadership (Washington, Arnold), deep commitment to their cause, and foreign aid – most notably the French, after Saratoga Key Concept 3.1, II Cont.
After the Revolutionary War, European countries still posed challenges to the US America remained neutral in war between British and French following the French Revolution British seized American ships trading with French England still had a strong presence in North America, and even America Did not abandon some posts (forts), such as Fort Niagara, as promised in the Treaty of Paris of 1783 Key Concept 3.1, III
French Revolution Influenced by American Revolution and Enlightenment ideas US remained neutral in conflict between France and Britain Washington’s Farewell Address: Warned of permanent alliances and dangers of political parties After Washington’s presidency, conflict between Britain and France helped lead to partisan debates in the 1790s Democratic-Republicans (Jeffersonians) tended to support the French Federalists (led by Hamilton) tended to support the British Key Concept 3.1, III Cont. Beware of foreign alliances and political parties Viva La France!