Coach Pharr - Gov/Econ
2 : Summarize the significance of the First and Second Continental Congresses, the Declaration of Independence, Shays' Rebellion, and the Articles of Confederation of 1781 on the writing and ratification of the Constitution of the United States of 1787 and the Bill of Rights of 1791.
4 :Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.,
6: Identify aspects of a text that reveal an author's point of view or purpose (e.g., loaded language, inclusion or avoidance of particular facts).
Students will be able to connect the actions and consequences of the events leading up to the American Revolution.
- Students will create a declaration of Independence for the Fictitious nation of Coachpharristan.
Can Rebellion/Insurrection be justifiable?
New England Confederation
Albany Plan of Union
First Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
Virginia Declaration of Rights
Discussion questions to ask yourself
Why were the colonists so angry with the crown? were they justified?
Was the Boston Massacre really a massacre? What the reality of the situation
Were the colonists true to their reasons for breaking away from England?
Was everyone completely on board with the rebellion?