Ch 4: Praxis Middle School Social Studies: The American Revolution

About This Chapter

As you get ready for the Praxis Middle School Social Studies exam, take a look at this chapter on the American Revolution. Our lessons contain valuable information about the ideologies and factors that caused the Revolution, plus their impacts, helping you succeed on test day.

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: The American Revolution - Chapter Summary

Navigating through these text and video lessons gives you a firm grasp of important events that led up to and happened during the American Revolution. You will review key events and factors that led to the Revolution, including the Stamp Act, the Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party, as well as ideologies like the American Enlightenment and Great Awakening. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain how the Enlightenment in Europe transferred to America and helped to inspire the American Revolution
  • Discuss the American colonists' views of religion and freedom during the Great Awakening
  • Chronicle multiple causes of the Revolution, reviewing factors such as the French and Indian War and taxation imposed by the British
  • Narrate the events and outcomes of the early battles of the Revolution
  • Describe the turning points of the American Revolution and their implications

Although you can choose to review them in any order, make sure you complete all the lessons in this chapter for a holistic overview of the American Revolution. Our online format allows you to enhance your recollection skills by going through each lesson multiple times, if needed. Then, see what information you can recall by using our lesson quizzes. Keeping track of your progress is made simple thanks to our dashboard, where you can see the courses you're enrolled in, the chapters you've completed, and how many quizzes you've passed.

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