Ch 3: The Road to Revolution: Homework Help

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The Road to Revolution chapter of this High School U.S. History Homework Help course helps students complete their lead-up to the Revolutionary War homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your pre-Revolutionary War homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your pre-Revolutionary War homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • American intellectual and social revolutions
  • Religious revival and the Great Awakening
  • Causes and effects of the French and Indian War
  • Early resistance to the Stamp Act and British rule
  • The Declaratory and Townshend Acts and the Boston Massacre
  • The Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts and the First Continental Congress

9 Lessons in Chapter 3: The Road to Revolution: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution

1. The American Enlightenment: Intellectual and Social Revolution

For a thousand years, Europe had been living in the Dark Ages until a series of philosophical, religious and scientific movements helped turn on the lights. The Enlightenment began in Europe, but quickly spread throughout America in the 1700s and helped set the stage for a revolution against British rule.

The First Great Awakening: Religious Revival and American Independence

2. The First Great Awakening: Religious Revival and American Independence

While the Enlightenment was shaping the minds of 18th-century colonists, another movement, the First Great Awakening, was shaping their hearts. With freedom of conscience at its core, the Awakening led Americans to break with religious traditions and seek out their own beliefs while sharing common values.

The French and Indian War: Causes, Effects & Summary

3. The French and Indian War: Causes, Effects & Summary

In the mid-1700s, the Seven Years' War involved all of the world's major colonial powers on five continents. The biggest fight was between France and Great Britain, and the victor would come away with control of North America.

Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule

4. Sons of Liberty: Resistance to the Stamp Act and British Rule

In 1763, British Prime Minister George Grenville passed new legislation aimed at solving some of the empire's problems stemming from the French and Indian War. The colonists cried, 'Taxation without representation is tyranny!' They organized boycotts, the Sons of Liberty and the Stamp Act Congress until some of the new taxes were lifted.

Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts

5. Boston Massacre: Colonists and the Declaratory and Townshend Acts

After overturning the hated Stamp Act, Parliament asserted its right to tax the colonists without representation by passing the Declaratory Act. When the Townshend Acts imposed import duties, the colonists went into action again. An escalating cycle of violence ended with the Boston Massacre, resulting in the cancellation of all duties except the one on tea.

The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress

6. The Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts & First Continental Congress

Three years of calm followed the Boston Massacre and the repeal of most Townshend duties. But no sooner had Parliament passed a new tax on tea than the colonies were in an uproar again about taxation without representation. What followed were the Boston Tea Party and the fateful last steps leading to war.

Bacon's Rebellion: Summary, Causes & Significance

7. Bacon's Rebellion: Summary, Causes & Significance

One hundred years before the American Revolution, seeds of rebellion against royal authority were planted in Virginia. Some historians point to Bacon's rebellion as the original seed of such revolution.

Proclamation Line of 1763: Definition & Explanation

8. Proclamation Line of 1763: Definition & Explanation

Explore the historical origins of the Proclamation Line of 1763, understand its meaning, and learn about the consequences the line had on the relationship between Britain and her North American colonies.

Patriarchal System: Definition & Overview

9. Patriarchal System: Definition & Overview

A patriarchal system involves men being in authority over women. The following lesson further explains this social phenomenon and provides a quiz to assess your knowledge of the concept.

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