UNIT ONE (Quarter One)

Cause Effect Notes

Colonial Protest

Fighting for Independence and framing the Constitution (1776-1815)

  • What are the origins and continuing influence of the key ideals of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution?
Learning Goal: How did the United States become a nation? 

Success Criteria
I can identify events that led to the creation of the Declaration of Independence

I can explain the cause and effect relationship of those events

Time period: 1750-1776
  • French and Indian War
  • Proclamation of 1763
  • Sugar Act 1764
  • Quartering Act 1765
  • Stamp Act 1765
  • Townshend Act 1767
  • Boston Massacre 1770
  • Tea Act 1773
  • Boston Tea Party 1773
  • Intolerable Act 1774
  • Shot heard around the world 1775
  • Second Continental Congress 1775
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