2MaterialsHomework (1 paragraph) -Choose a side! Write a letter to the class as a loyalist or a patriot, provide three reasons why you chose that side, and try and convince them to join your side. -(Use one form of persuasive appeals in your letter at the top of your letter bullet point which type of appeals you used.)-Notebook-Pencil-Homework-Red and blue colored pencil/marker-Scissors-Glue/tape
3Topic: Patriots v. Loyalists Do Now: describe what is happening in this picture.Question of the Day:What is a loyalist? A patriot? What did they believe?
4VocabularyDraw a picture for each wordWrite the word and definitionPatriot: a person who vigorously supports their country and is prepared to defend it against enemies or detractors.Loyalist: American colonists who remained loyal to Great Britain.
8Who were loyalists? They were older Many were merchants and wealthy land ownersActive in the Church of EnglandPennsylvania Dutch were loyalistsFeared royal land grants would be in dangerDue to idea of a republican form of governmentAbout100,000 loyalists left the country after the revolution
9Patriots Many different backgrounds Leaders were highly educated and wealthyMajority were ordinary men and womenFarmers, mechanics, homemakers, and shopkeepersMiddle and lower classes didn’t like economic situationDue to British taxation
10People have rights government can’t take away, like property A strong unified British Empire is good for allColonists are British subjects and should obey British lawTaxation takes away property (i.e. money & goods)Colonists don’t have voice in Parliament, so they can’t tax colonies (No taxation without representation)Taxes are due to French & Indian War which was fought to protect coloniesAmerican colonies would be weak without BritainThere’s no way colonies could ever be represented – Parliament’s too farColonies profit from trade with EnglandMany colonists fought in the French & Indian War (we’ve done our part)Colonies are too far away from England to have representation in Parliament, its just not practicalBritish personnel are causing violence, riots, and death (Boston Massacre & Tea Party)LoyalistsPatriots
12Set up your NBLeaders:Find three leaders that were loyalists and three that were patriots.Write one sentence about each leader. (six total)Propaganda: biased information trying to convince people to join your causeDescribe the pictureIs it pro-British or pro-colonist?What was the message of the piece?
13HomeworkChoose a side!Write a letter to the class as a loyalist or a patriot, provide three reasons why you chose that side, and try and convince them to join your side.Use one form of persuasive appeals in your letter at the top of your letter bullet point which type of appeals you used.