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Ch. 6 #1a. Mood After Lexington and Concord 1 st shots of the Revolution, Start. People did not want to rush into war (reluctant).
Ch. 6 #1b. Patrick Henry (Exam) He was a Patriot. Famous Speech in the House of Burgesses. - “ Give me Liberty or give me Death.” - This urged more colonist toward independence.
Ch. 6 #2a. Continental Army (Exam) Composed of troops from all the colonies. Decision to form an Army came at the 2 nd Continental Congress. Appointed George Washington the Commander of the Army (experience, unify the colonies). Came to together as an Army.
Ch. 6 #2b. Battle of Bunker Hill (Exam) 1 st Official Battle. “Don’t fire until you see the whites of their eyes.” Colonist low on gun powder. Took the British 3 tries and many died (they won). Showed the colonist would not give up easily and would be tough to defeat. - Believed in what they were fighting for, self-government and liberties.
Ch. 6 #3a. Olive Branch Petition (Exam) Last effort at peace between King George and the Colonies. King George rejects the petition and sends more troops.
Ch. 6 #3b. Common Sense (Exam) Written by Thomas Paine (in the butt to the British). 47 pages and 500,000 copies printed. Listed all the reasons the colonist should be independent from Britain. Persuaded many colonist to support Independence.
Ch. 6 #4a. Declaration of Independence, when and why? (Exam) When = July Why = To explain to the world and Britain why the colonies were separating from England.
Ch. 6 #4b. Three Parts of the Declaration of Independence (Exam) 1 st = Basic Rights (Natural Rights). - Natural Rights are those people are born with. - Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. - Power to Rule comes from Citizens, Democracy, self-government. 2 nd = British Wrongs or crimes done by the king. 3 rd = Independent Nation, The United States of America.
Ch. 6 #4c. King’s Crimes 2 nd part of the Dec. of Ind. lists all the things the King had done wrong. Denied the colonist their rights - “He has done this/that.” - He has suspended trial by jury, citizenship, assembly, quartering soldiers, impose taxes without consent, etc.
Ch. 6 #4d. The Final Break, Treason (Exam) A new nation United States of America. - All the privileges of a new nation. - Wage war, peace, trade, alliances, etc… Great Britain see this as an act of Treason (betrayal of your country). - Signers could be hanged for treason.
Ch. 6 #5. Vocabulary Study Ch. 6 notebook vocabulary (key concepts). Only need top define academic vocabulary, but include and study. Staple vocabulary to your review sheet for Ch. 6.