Welcome to a Revolution… - Nebo School District

Welcome to a Revolution… - Nebo School District

What led to the writing of the Declaration Of Independence and the Revolutionary War?

French and Indian War Britain helped colonists defeat French in war Britain needed money to pay for war expenses Taxed colonists, restricted

settlements and limited self-govt. Sugar Act and Stamp Act British taxed colonists on many of the goods coming into the colonies from other places

British imposed taxes upon all paper products and stamped the item once the tax had been played. No Taxation Without

Representatio n! Colonists react Various protests: Patrick Henrys speech Sons and Daughters of

Liberty Benjamin Franklins visit to Parliament Boston Massacre Boston Tea Party Lower price on

British tea Colonists still pay taxes Boycotted British tea Sons of Liberty dressed in disguise and dumped British tea overboard

King George III passes the Intolerable Acts The Royal Navy blockades the Boston Harbor so no colonial goods could be sent out until tea was paid for. Colonists had to quarter

the British soldiers. The King assigned British General Gage to be Massachusetts governor. First Continental Congress

meets in Philadelphia Conflict at Lexington and Concord British General Gage learns of hidden weapons in Concord

Two lanterns hung in church tower to warn the British coming by sea (Charles River) Paul Revere and William Dawes make midnight ride to warn

Minutemen of Second Continental Congress Representative s brought money to help establish the

Continental Army (i.e. pay soldiers, buy declaration : (n) an official statement independence : (n)

the freedom to govern on ones own. Who was involved? Benjamin Franklin John Adams Robert R. Livingston

Roger Sherman Thomas Jefferson Where did it all take place? This is a replica of the Graff house where Jefferson wrote the majority

of the 1st draft of the Declaration of Independence. The original building (at this location) was destroyed in 1888. What did

it look like? Who wrote the first draft? Who signed it first?

Parts of the Declaration 1 2 3

4 What happened after it was signed and where is it now? What happened to the men who risked their lives to sign? See Word document The Price

they paid and Declaration of Independence

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