Pre-Test 1. The Americans won the Battle of Bunker Hill. T/F 2. King George III took no active role in suppressing the colonial rebellion. T/F 3. The Second Continental Congress voted for independence on July 4, 1776. T/F 4. Despite their ideal of equality, the American revolutionaries made no attempt to end slavery. T/F 5. Women supported men on the battlefield in the American Revolution. T/F Answers found at end of chapter. The Glorious Cause The American Revolution (1775 to 1783) 5 SuperStock
CHAPTER 5 Introduction Learning Objectives By the end of this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Describe the debate between the moderates and radicals in the Continental Congress in 1775 and 1776. 2. Define the role that King George III played in the American Revolution. 3. Discuss the content of Thomas Paine’s Common Senseand its effect on the American Revolution. 4. Explain the fundamental principles and essential arguments of Thomas Jefferson’s Declara-tion of Independence. 5. Outline the major battles of the American Revolution. 6. Describe the major social changes brought about during the years of the American Revolution. 7. Explain the content and significance of the Treaty of Paris.
CHAPTER 5Section 5.1 The Battle of Bunker HillFrom the start, they believed that citizens were entitled to certain fundamental rights that included life, liberty, and property, as set forth by John Locke, the English philosopher they most admired.
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