MI.U3. U.S. History and Geography (USHG) Era 3 - Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1800)
U3.1. Causes of the American Revolution: Identify the major political, economic, and ideological reasons for the American Revolution.
5-U3.1.1. Describe the role of the French and Indian War, how British policy toward the colonies in America changed from 1763 to 1775, and colonial dissatisfaction with the new policy. (E)
5-U3.1.2. Describe the causes and effects of events such as the Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, and the Boston Massacre.
5-U3.1.6. Identify the role that key individuals played in leading the colonists to revolution, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Adams, and Thomas Paine.
U3.2. The American Revolution and Its Consequences: Explain the multi-faceted nature of the American Revolution and its consequences.
5-U3.2.1. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each side during the American Revolution with respect to military leadership, geography, types of resources, and incentives. (E)
5-U3.2.2. Describe the importance of Valley Forge, Battle of Saratoga, and Battle of Yorktown in the American Revolution.
5-U3.2.3. Compare the role of women, African Americans, American Indians, and France in helping shape the outcome of the war.