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1 1. The Question How did colonial Americans react to British policies following the French and Indian War? The British won the French and Indian War, but it was expensive. Since the British people were already heavily taxed, and the war was fought mainly to defend American colonies, the British Parliament decided to tax the colonists. Some colonists (Loyalists) supported the British government’s position that the colonists should help to finance a war that was fought on their behalf. Other (Patriots) insisted that they should only be taxed by their own elected representatives Next Last update: November 2010, by Michael Morgan Created by Phyllis Fullem BCPS Research Module or Slam Dunk Model, Copyright 2005, Baltimore County Public Schools, MD, all rights reserved. The models may be used for educational, non-profit school use only. All other uses, transmissions, and duplications are prohibited unless permission is granted expressly. The following lessons are based on Jamie McKenzie’s Slam Dunk Lesson module available at Making Good Lessons Quickly.Making Good Lessons Quickly.

2 2. Information Sources You will visit Web sites to learn about British policies in the American colonies after the French and Indian War Next Proclamation of 1763 Sugar Act Stamp Act Townshend Acts Tea Act Intolerable/Coercive Acts

3 3. The Student Activity Complete this chart to compare the British policies. You may use a word processor to type your notes, or print out the document and write your notes (according to your teacher’s directions) Next British Policy Purpose & Date of Act Patriots’ Position Loyalists’ Position Outcome

4 4. The Assessment Activity Now write a constructed response explaining how the colonial Americans reacted to the post- French and Indian War British policies. Include details from the notes you gathered to support your response Next

5 5. Enrichment Activities Your teacher will assign you to one of two debate teams representing the Patriots or the Loyalists. During the debate, use the information you gathered to support your position in favor of or against British policies following the French and Indian War Next

6 6. Teacher Support Materials Social Studies; Grade 8; Unit IV: Road to Independence Indicator: Evaluate the political and social issues and events that led to the American Revolution, such as the effects of British Colonial policy Teacher Note: You may want to make copies in advance of the chart on Slide 3 for student note-taking. Differentiation: Provide some special needs students with a semi-completed chart. Allow students to work in pairs. Provide a hard copy of all text with information highlighted. Provide an outline and/ or sentence starter for the BCR. Alt. MSA students could draw a picture of an action. Time Management Strategies: The Student Activity should take one 45-min. period. The debate activity requires additional periods and would be at your discretion. Technology Infusion: Have students use Microsoft Word to record their notes on the chart provided. Learning Styles:Learning Styles: Field Independent; Visual; Auditory; Reflective; Global Understanding; Analytical Understanding. Maryland Voluntary State Curriculum Social Studies 8 A. History Indicator:1. Analyze how religious, social, and political institutions changed Objectives: b. Evaluate the political and social issues and events that led to the American Revolution, such as the effects of British Colonial policy Digital-Age Literacy includes: Information Literacy, Technological Literacy,Global Awareness enGuage 21st Century Skills enGuage 21st Century Skills


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