During this unit, the students are studying the American Revolution, the period in history during which the British colonies in America fought for independence from Great Britain.
A.5.1: Identify and explain significant events leading up to the American Revolution.
A.5.2: Identify significant individuals and groups who played a role in the American Revolution.
A.5.3: Explain the significance of historical documents including key political concepts, origins of these concepts, and their tole in independence.
A.5.4: Examine and explain the changing roles and impact of significant women during the American Revolution.
A.5.5: Examine and compare major battles and military campaigns of the American Revolution.
A.5.6: Identify the contributions of foreign alliances and individuals to the outcome of the Revolution.
A.5.7: Explain economic, military, and political factors which led to the end of the Revolutionary War.
A.5.8: Evaluate the person and political hardships resulting from the American Revolution.
C.2.1: Differentiate political ideas of Patriots, Loyalists, and "undecideds" during the American Revolution.