Demonstrate an understanding of the conflict between the American colonies and England that led to the Revolutionary War.
SS.4.H.CL2.1 Students will explain the political and economic factors leading to the American Revolution (e.g., the French and Indian War; British colonial policies, and American colonists' early resistance, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL2.2 Students will explain the major ideas reflected in the Declaration of Independence.
SS.4.H.CL2.3 Students will summarize the roles of the principal American, British and European leaders involved in the conflict (e.g., King George III, Ben Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, and Marquis de Lafayette, etc.).
SS.4.H.CL2.4 Students will explain the contributions of the Native Americans, French and the Dutch during the Revolutionary War, and list the contributions of women and African Americans during and after the American Revolution.