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1 Guided Reading Activity 5-4 Moving Toward Independence

2 1. May 10, 1775 1. May 10, 1775 2. John Adams, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, Richard Henry Lee, George Washington, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson 2. John Adams, Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, Richard Henry Lee, George Washington, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson 3. The printing of money, set up a post office, Set up a committee to communicate with the Native Americans and other countries, Created the Continental Army. 3. The printing of money, set up a post office, Set up a committee to communicate with the Native Americans and other countries, Created the Continental Army.

3 4. George Washington 4. George Washington 5. a formal request to King George III to ask the king to protect the colonists rights. 5. a formal request to King George III to ask the king to protect the colonists rights. 6. They defeated the redcoats in Boston 6. They defeated the redcoats in Boston 7. They decided to strike first and attacked Montreal and Quebec 7. They decided to strike first and attacked Montreal and Quebec 8. Benedict Arnold 8. Benedict Arnold

4 9. He published Common Sense, a pamphlet calling for complete independence from Great Britain. 9. He published Common Sense, a pamphlet calling for complete independence from Great Britain. 10. Whether the colonists should seek complete independence from Great Britain. 10. Whether the colonists should seek complete independence from Great Britain. 11. Thomas Jefferson 11. Thomas Jefferson 12. July 2, 1776 12. July 2, 1776 13. four (4) 13. four (4) 14. By announcing Americas new status as an independent nation. 14. By announcing Americas new status as an independent nation.

5 Reteaching Activity 5-4 1. C – Benedict Arnold 1. C – Benedict Arnold 2. B - George Washington 2. B - George Washington 3. A – declaring English as the official language 3. A – declaring English as the official language 4. D – Thomas Paine 4. D – Thomas Paine 5. B – Richard Henry Lee 5. B – Richard Henry Lee 6. D – Thomas Jefferson 6. D – Thomas Jefferson 7. C – July 1776 7. C – July 1776 8. C – Declaring America to be a new nation 8. C – Declaring America to be a new nation


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