Ch 4: The American Revolution (1775-1783): Homework Help

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The American Revolution (1775-1783) chapter of this AP US History Homework Help course helps students complete their American Revolution homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

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  • Identify which concepts are covered on your American Revolution homework.
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Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Shift from desire for equality to goal of independence
  • The Declaration of Independence
  • George Washington's leadership in the Revolution
  • John Paul Jones and major naval battles
  • The Treaty of Paris
  • Social and economic impact of the Revolution
  • The Second Great Awakening

13 Lessons in Chapter 4: The American Revolution (1775-1783): Homework Help
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Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill: The American Revolution Begins

1. Lexington, Concord and Bunker Hill: The American Revolution Begins

Following the Boston Tea Party, Massachusetts was placed under the command of the British army. Rumors of a rebellion led to an attempted raid on the militia's arsenal. The events that followed at Lexington and Concord touched off the American Revolution.

The Second Continental Congress and Thomas Paine's Common Sense

2. The Second Continental Congress and Thomas Paine's Common Sense

1763 marked the beginning of the long road to revolution for the American colonies. By 1775, military actions had finally erupted. How were the colonists and their leaders going to respond?

The Declaration of Independence: Text, Signers and Legacy

3. The Declaration of Independence: Text, Signers and Legacy

After 12 years of tension and fighting, the colonists and their leaders were ready to declare themselves a new country, independent of Great Britain. This lesson examines the motives, the text, and the legacy of America's Declaration of Independence.

British Loyalists vs. American Patriots During the American Revolution

4. British Loyalists vs. American Patriots During the American Revolution

In this lesson, learn about the difficult decisions faced by individuals as the American Revolution erupted. Would you have been a Loyalist or a Patriot? Are you sure about that?

George Washington's Leadership at Trenton, Saratoga & Valley Forge

5. George Washington's Leadership at Trenton, Saratoga & Valley Forge

After a series of setbacks in 1776, George Washington's leadership of the Continental Army helped America turn the tide of the war in three pivotal locations, prompting France to recognize the United States as a nation and an ally.

John Paul Jones and the Naval Battles of the Revolutionary War

6. John Paul Jones and the Naval Battles of the Revolutionary War

Naval battles in the American Revolution are something of a lost chapter in history. Find out about the world's first military submarine, the privateers of the Continental Navy, and the helpful actions of three foreign allies at sea.

Loyalists in the Southern Colonies at the End of the Revolutionary War

7. Loyalists in the Southern Colonies at the End of the Revolutionary War

After surrendering their northern army in the American Revolution, British leaders looked to the Southern Strategy. General Charles Cornwallis hoped that loyalist forces would hold territory so he could sweep north and end the war in Virginia.

The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris

8. The Battle of Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris

After the unsuccessful Southern Strategy, General Cornwallis pulled his army up to Yorktown, Virginia. A combined effort by the armies and navies of America and France resulted in British surrender and the 1783 Treaty of Paris that recognized the United States of America.

American Revolution: Social and Economic Impact

9. American Revolution: Social and Economic Impact

Learn about the impact of the Revolutionary War throughout the world, especially on various segments of American society. We'll look at political, social, and economic impacts.

The Second Great Awakening: Charles Finney and Religious Revival

10. The Second Great Awakening: Charles Finney and Religious Revival

The spirit of the Revolution led to changes in American churches in the post-war years. Beginning with a boom in evangelism and missionary work, the Second Great Awakening soon led to social reform, an intertwining of religious values with civic values, and a lasting emphasis on morality in daily life.

Olive Branch Petition: Definition & Summary

11. Olive Branch Petition: Definition & Summary

The Olive Branch Petition was the last ditch effort of American colonists to make peace with the British crown. In this article, we'll look at the historical background that led to the petition, and consider how the petition was received by the king.

Oneida Nation: History & Connection to Paul Revere

12. Oneida Nation: History & Connection to Paul Revere

In this lesson, we will discuss the Oneida Nation, member of the Six Nation Confederacy, acknowledged in history as one of the most powerful Indian alliances in America. You'll also learn about the Oneida Tribe's connection with the American Revolution and Paul Revere.

Pennsylvania State Constitution of 1776

13. Pennsylvania State Constitution of 1776

In this lesson we explore the Pennsylvania Constitution of 1776. With its writing coinciding with the Declaration of Independence and the first years of the revolution, the document is considered one of the most democratic constitutions of all time.

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