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1 United States History Activating Strategy On page 2 of your packet, use the words to write sentences about events in the history of the United States that you have learned about in third through fifth grade.

2 US History Essential Questions: Essential Questions: 1) How has colonization and immigration affected the United States? 2) How did conflict between the colonists and Britain impact the United States?

3 Write and define the following terms in your packet (page 4) Vocabulary 1) indigenous2) representation 3) Revolution4) declaration 5) independence6)constitution 7) republic 8)amendment Define on page 4 of your packet

4 Indigenous Native to a place. Native to a place. Europeans called them “Indians”. Europeans called them “Indians”. Native Americans = First Americans Native Americans = First Americans

5 Representation Acting or speaking on behalf of someone or something. Acting or speaking on behalf of someone or something.

6 Revolution A sudden, complete change in government. A sudden, complete change in government.

7 Declaration An official statement. An official statement.

8 Independence Freedom to rule oneself. Freedom to rule oneself.

9 Constitution A document that describes a written plan for governing. A document that describes a written plan for governing.

10 Republic A form of government in which the citizens elect representatives to make and enforce the laws. A form of government in which the citizens elect representatives to make and enforce the laws.

11 Amendment An addition or change to a document. An addition or change to a document.

12 US History Timeline Pages

13 US History Timeline **1492- First Europeans led by Christopher Columbus Arrive in America England had set up 13 separate colonies **1763- British helped the colonist fight the French-Indian War The First Continental Congress meet in Philadelphia to challenge British rule. April 19, American Revolution begins

14 US History Timeline **May Second Continental congress meets and forms an army led by George Washington. **July 4, Declaration of Independence End of the Revolutionary War **Sept. 3, British and American leaders sign the Treaty of Paris May1787- Congress called for a Constitutional Convention to make changes to the first Constitution.

15 Do Now Study your timeline and vocabulary while I check your study guide homework.

16 US History Timeline **1788- US Constitution was approved US Purchased the Louisiana Territory from France The US controlled all the land that would be the 48 contiguous states. **1861- The start of the Civil War between the North and the South (States Rights) **1900- US Obtained Hawaii and Alaska(1959) and was involved in two World Wars. ( ) ( ) More people live in US cities than on farms

17 Answers to guided notes Indigenous, Europeans Native Americans Tribes, people or Native Americans, Europeans, Christopher Columbus. Trade route Hoping to get rich, religious freedom Spanish, United States, south, west

18 Answers to Guided Notes continued 7. French, Canada, Mid-west 8. East or Atlantic 9. colonist, French Eastern,taxation Taxation without representation Angry, liberty Philadelphia, First Continental Congress

19 Answers to Guided Notes continued 14. American Revolution th, declaration, independence 16. the freedom to rule ones self , Treaty of Paris, independent country 18. Articles of Confederation, constitution, authority

20 Answers to Guided Notes continued 19. They worried that a strong central government might rule unfairly and take away the rights and freedoms they just fought for in the revolution. 20. executive branch, legislative branch, judicial branch republic, vote, represent, governing Are the citizens (people)

21 Answers to Guided Notes continued Changes to a document (constitution) Rights, rights or freedoms, citizens They purchased Louisianna from France, and gained other lands through treaties and wars Cities, farms ’s, Civil

22 Guided Notes Answers Continued 28. Started in 1861, lasted 4 years, fighting over states rights (slavery), between north and south, north won US was in 2 wars, 2. The Great Depression happened between WW1 and WW2. 3. US led the way in space exploration , first astronaut landed on moon 30. World leader, freedom, world

23 Lesson Summary-Key Points 1) Before Christopher Columbus and other Europeans arrived in the Americas in 1492, there were about 1 million Native Americans living here. 2) Over the next two hundred years Europeans migrated to North America. 3) By 1700, England had set up 13 colonies along the North Atlantic coast. 4) British help the colonist fight the French and Indian War. You need to do more four on your own!!!

24 Summary Paragraph There have been many important events take place in the history of the United States. When Columbus and other Europeans came to the New World, they set up colonies. From England had set up thirteen colonies. Hint: Use sequence words such as first, next, then, after,


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