Grade 5: History & Social Science - 5.5 Students explain the causes of the American Revolution.
1. 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)
In groups of 2-3, please work together to write a paragraph (5-6 sentences) that answers the following question:
What were the main events that led up to the American Revolution and how did they impact the colonists' decision to declare independence?
Please write your answer on a blank sheet of lined paper and submit it to the turn-it-in basket. Don't forget to include all group members' names on your paper.