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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.

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1 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

2  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

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5  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

6  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policy  Stamp Act Congress (1765) – colonial response to Stamp Act, tarred and feathered tax collectors; Stamp Act was repealed  Committees of Correspondence (1770s) – spreading of info and propaganda about British policies  Intolerable Acts (1774) – passed in response to the Boston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.

7  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.

8  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

9  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!


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