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Teaching Overview: The American Revolution

Overview: The American Revolution

How could the Americans ever hope defeat the mighty British Empire in a military conflict?\nAmericans faced seemingly impossible obstacles. When the guns fired at Lexington and Concord in 1775, there was not yet even a Continental Army. Those battles were fought by local militias. Few Americans had any military experience, and there was no method of training, supplying, or paying an army.

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What were the main stages of the American Revolution?
STANDARDS:
RH.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RH.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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