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Unit #2: Causes of the American Revolution - Trouble Over Tea
Learning Target: I can PREDICT how the Boston Tea Party and the Intolerable Acts lead to conflict between England and the American Colonists.

Please complete the steps below to prepare for this assignment:

 Follow the directions below.  You will be creating a tab for this assignment after you have added this lesson's learning target to your LiveBinder.

1.  Open the "Learning Targets" tab in your LiveBinder.  Copy the learning target above into your LiveBinder.     

2.  Create a new tab in your LiveBinder titled "Trouble Over Tea". 

3.  Now click on "content" > "text" > "text-media" option. 


Red Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: The Boston Tea Party!

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: The Boston Tea Party!"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the terms: Quiet Period, HSM Gaspee, The Tea Act, and the Boston Tea Party in your LiveBinder text box.

3.  Please introduce yourself to the topic by watching the "Dump The Tea" music video.

4.  Please also watch the Boston Tea Party Happy Song.

5.  Next explore the resources about the Boston Tea Party in boxes 11-14 of the materials to preview the material in this section.

6.  Now, read the information about the Tea Act of 1773.  You can also watch and listen to this great in depth explanation of the Tea Act.  You can also use this website to learn more. 

      Answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box: 

     A.  Explain why the British Parliament passed the Tea Act of 1773.  What was the goal of this new law?

     B.  What was the name of the company that stood to benefit financially from the passage of the Tea Act of 1773?

     C.  What benefit would the Tea Act have had for the American colonists?

     D.  Why did the American colonists oppose or fight against the Tea Act?  What were their concerns? 


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.  The Boston Tea Party is one of the most famous events in American History.  This famous act of rebellion against British taxes would eventually lead to war between England and the American Colonies. 
     Take a few moments to explore the following resources about the Boston Tea Party.  In your LiveBinder text box, write down at least 10 facts about the who, what, where, when, and why  of the Boston
     Tea Party.  Doing a good job on this section will help you with your next task.

    
Boston Tea Party Website #1 | Boston Tea Party Website #2 | Boston Tea Party Website #3 | Boston Tea Party Video #1 | Boston Tea Party Video #2 

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.  Conduct an Internet search for an image of the Boston Tea Party.  Save the image to yor computer and upload it to your LiveBinder media box.

    
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.  Based on what you have learned, write a well written paragraph (7-9 sentences) in your Livebinder text box answering the following question:

    * Imagine that you are a member of the Sons of Liberty at the Boston Tea Party.  Write a first hand account of the events that took place that night.  Be sure to describe the event
       in great detail including how a patriot may have felt during the Boston Tea Part.  Feel free to use your work from the previous question to help you. 



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Part II: The Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: The Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: Intolerbale Acts, coercive, intolerable, harbor, Quebec Act,  in your LiveBinder text box.

3.  Next explore the resources about the Intolerable Acts in box 17 of the materials You should also carefully explore the information about the Intolerable Acts on the History Channel website.  You should
     also explore the following resources to learn even more about the Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts): 

     Intolerable Acts Video #1 Intolerable Acts - John Adams HBO Series Video | Intolerable Acts Website #1 | Intolerable Acts Website #2     

4.  Now in your LiveBinder textbox, answer the following questions about the Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts):

     A.  Why do you think the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts in 1774? 

     B.  Make a list of all of the measures or parts that made up the Intolerable Acts?

     C.  What was the Quebec Act?

     D.  Why do you think the British called these laws the "Coercive Acts?"

     E.  Why do you think the Americans called these laws the "Intolerable Acts?"


5.  In your LiveBinder text box, write a well written paragraph (7-9 sentences) answering the following question:

     * Imagine that you are a member of the British Parliament.  Based on what you have learned, explain why you would have voted to pass the Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts) after
        the Boston Tea Party. 
  Remember to use all of the background information you have learned up to this point in your answer.

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Part III: The First Continental Congress

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part III: The First Continental Congress"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: First Continental Congress and militia,  in your LiveBinder text box.

3.   After the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts, colonial leaders met in Philadelphia at a meeting history recalls as the First Continental Congress.  Take a few moments to learn more about the First
     Continental Congress by exploring the resources below:

       website #1   |  website #2 | website #3  |  Video #1  |  HBO John Adams First Continental Congress Scene

4.  Now in your LiveBinder text box, answer the following questions in complete sentences:

    A.  Which one of the 13 colonies did not send a delegate to the First Continental Congress?

    B.  Make a list at least 5 delegates who attended the First Continental Congress.  Please also note in which colony each of them lived.

    C.  What was the major issue debated and discussed at the First Continental Congress?

     D.  What did each colony begin to prepare or train after the First Continental Congress?

     E.  What did the "Declaration of Resolves" sent to King George III  by the First Continental Congress say about government?

     F.  What did the First Continental Congress NOT do during their meeting in 1774?


5.  After learning about the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, and the First Continental Congress in this lesson, make a ONE WORD prediction about what you think might happen next between the
     English and the American Colonists.

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White Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Part I: The Boston Tea Party!

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: The Boston Tea Party!"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the terms: The Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party in your LiveBinder text box.

3.  Please introduce yourself to the topic by watching the "Dump The Tea" music video.

4.  Please also watch the Boston Tea Party Happy Song.

5.  Next explore the resources about the Boston Tea Party in boxes 11-14 of the materials to preview the material in this section.

6.  Now, read the information about the Tea Act of 1773.  You can also watch and listen to this great in depth explanation of the Tea Act.  You can also use this website to learn more. 

      Answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box: 

     A.  The Tea Act was not a new tax on the American colonies.  Please explain what the Tea Act was and how it would effect the 13 colonies. 

     B.  What was the name of the company that would have made money from the passage of the Tea Act of 1773?

     C.  How would the Tea Act have influenced the price of tea in America?

     D.  Why did the American patriots not like the Tea Act?


7
.  The Boston Tea Party is one of the most famous events in American History.  This famous act of rebellion against British taxes would eventually lead to war between England and the American Colonies. 
     Take a few moments to explore the following resources about the Boston Tea Party.  In your LiveBinder text box, write down at least 8 facts about the who, what, where, when, and why  of the
     Boston Tea Party.  Doing a good job on this section will help you with your next task.

    
Boston Tea Party Website #1 | Boston Tea Party Website #2 | Boston Tea Party Video #1 | Boston Tea Party Video #2 

8
.  Conduct an Internet search for an image of the Boston Tea Party.  Save the image to your computer and upload it to your LiveBinder media box.

9
.  Answer the following question in at least one complete sentence: Why do you think the Sons of Liberty dressed up like Mohawk Indians during the Boston Tea Party?
   
10
.  Based on what you have learned, write a well written paragraph (5-7 sentences) in your Livebinder text box answering the following question:

    * Explain the events that took place during the Boston Tea Party.  Remember to use the notes you took in the previous question to help you. 

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Part II: The Intolerable Acts:

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: The Intolerable Acts"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: Intolerable Acts, intolerable, harbor, Quebec Act,  in your LiveBinder text box.

3.  Next explore the resources about the Intolerable Acts in box 17 of the materialsYou should also explore the information about the Intolerable Acts

     Intolerable Acts Video #1 Intolerable Acts - John Adams HBO Series Video | Intolerable Acts Website #1 | Intolerable Acts Website #2     

4.  Now in your LiveBinder textbox, answer the following questions about the Intolerable Acts:

     A.  What did the British want the people of Boston to do after the Boston Tea Party?

     B.  Make a list of at least 3 of the laws that made up the Intolerable Acts?

     C.  What was the Quebec Act?

     D.  What do you think the other colonies should do to help the people of Boston? 


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Part III: The First Continental Congress

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part III: The First Continental Congress"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: First Continental Congress and militia,  in your LiveBinder text box.

3.   After the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts, colonial leaders met in Philadelphia at a meeting history recalls as the First Continental Congress.  Take a few moments to learn more about the First
     Continental Congress by exploring the resources below:

       website #1   |  website #2 Video #1  |  HBO John Adams First Continental Congress Scene

4.  Now in your LiveBinder text box, answer the following questions in complete sentences:

    A.  Make a list at least 3 delegates who attended the First Continental Congress.  Please also note in which colony each of them lived.

    B.  Make a list of at least 2 things the First Continental Congress discussed during their meeting.

    C.  What did the Continental Congress ask each colony begin to preparing or training?

     D.  What did the First Continental Congress NOT do during their meeting in 1774?


5.  After learning about the Boston Tea Party, the Intolerable Acts, and the First Continental Congress in this lesson, make a ONE WORD prediction about what you think might happen next between the
     English and the American Colonists.

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Blue Activity:
 Assignments to Complete:


Part I: The Boston Tea Party!

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part I: The Boston Tea Party!"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the terms: The Tea Act and the Boston Tea Party in your LiveBinder text box.

3.  Please introduce yourself to the topic by watching the "Dump The Tea" music video.

4.  Please also watch the Boston Tea Party Happy Song.

5.  Next explore the resources about the Boston Tea Party in boxes 11-14 of the materials to preview the material in this section.

6.  Now, read the information about the Tea Act of 1773.  You can also watch and listen to this great in depth explanation of the Tea Act.  You can also use this website to learn more. 

      Answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box: 

     A.  Was the Tea Act a new tax on the American colonists?  Yes or No?

     B.  What was the name of the company that would have made money from the passage of the Tea Act of 1773?

     C.  Why did the American patriots not like the Tea Act?


7
.  The Boston Tea Party is one of the most famous events in American History.  This famous act of rebellion against British taxes would eventually lead to war between England and the American Colonies. 
     Take a few moments to explore the following resources about the Boston Tea Party.  In your LiveBinder text box, write down at least 5 facts about the who, what, where, when, and why  of the
     Boston Tea Party.  Doing a good job on this section will help you with your next task.

    
Boston Tea Party Website #1 | Boston Tea Party Website #2 | Boston Tea Party Video #1 | Boston Tea Party Video #2 

8
.  Conduct an Internet search for an image of the Boston Tea Party.  Save the image to your computer and upload it to your LiveBinder media box.

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Part II: The Intolerable Acts:

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part II: The Intolerable Acts"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: Intolerable Acts, intolerable, harbor, Quebec Act,  in your LiveBinder text box.

3.  Next explore the resources about the Intolerable Acts in box 17 of the materialsYou should also explore the following resources to learn even more about the Intolerable Acts. 

     Intolerable Acts Video #1 Intolerable Acts - John Adams HBO Series Video | Intolerable Acts Website #1 | Intolerable Acts Website #2  |  information about the Intolerable Acts

4.  Now in your LiveBinder textbox, answer the following questions about the Intolerable Acts:

     A.  What did the British want the people of Boston to do after the Boston Tea Party?

     B.  Make a list of at least 3 of the laws that made up the Intolerable Acts?

     C.  What was the Quebec Act?

     D.  What do you think the other colonies should do to help the people of Boston? 


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Part III: The First Continental Congress

1.  Type the following title into your LiveBinder text box: "Part III: The First Continental Congress"

2.  Conduct an Internet search to define the following terms: First Continental Congress and militia,  in your LiveBinder text box.

3.   After the British Parliament passed the Intolerable Acts, colonial leaders met in Philadelphia. This meeting is called First Continental Congress.  Take a few moments to learn more about the First
     Continental Congress by exploring the resources below:

      website #1   |  website #2 Video #1  |  HBO John Adams First Continental Congress Scene

4.  Now in your LiveBinder text box, answer the following questions in complete sentences:

    A.  Name at least one of the people who attended the First Continental Congress.

    B.  Name at least one thing the First Continental Congress did during their meeting.

    C.  What did the Continental Congress ask each colony begin to preparing or training?

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