Cindy Parker

Cindy Parker

Author: Cindy Parker

Students will understand the sequence of events that led to the American Revolution.

5.5 Students explain the causes of the American Revolution.
Understand how political, religious, and economic ideas and interests brought about
the Revolution (e.g., resistance to imperial policy, the Stamp Act, the Townshend Acts,
taxes on tea, Coercive Acts).
Know the significance of the first and second Continental Congresses


5th grade

See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

264 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 22 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


The Boston Tea Party

Click the link below to find out information about the Boston Tea Party


Boston Tea Party Video

Liberty's Kids video clip

Source: Liberty's Kids/You Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cT_Z0KGhP8

The Coercive Acts

Click the following link to learn about the Intolerable Acts of 1774



The First Continental Congress

Click on the following link to learn about the First Continental Congress:



The shots fired and Lexington and Concord

video about the shots fired at Lexington and Concord.