Archive for the American Revolution Category

Saratoga/Valley Forge/Yorktown

Posted in American Revolution, Uncategorized on October 9, 2018 by mrkufs

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Saratoga 1777 and the Battles in NY

Posted in American Revolution, Uncategorized on October 9, 2018 by mrkufs

“Guns and Ships” and “Battle of Yorktown” from Hamilton the Musical

Posted in American Revolution, Music on October 9, 2018 by mrkufs

Explain the role of the Marquis de Lafayette and the help from the French in the victory over the British (“Guns and Ships” and “The Battle of Yorktown”).

“Satisfied” from Hamilton

Posted in American Revolution on October 9, 2018 by mrkufs

Explain the place and role of women in Revolutionary society and how they felt about their own rights within the new American republic (as told by Hamilton’s sister-in-law Angelica Schuyler in the song “Satisfied”).

 

But, Mr. Adams from 1776

Posted in American Revolution on October 3, 2018 by mrkufs

Song from the musical 1776 that gives a glimpse into the choosing of Jefferson to write the Declaration of Independence.

 

Actors Recite the Declaration of Independence

Posted in American Revolution on September 29, 2018 by mrkufs

A gripping read of America’s most powerful words. From Mel Gibson to Whoopi Goldberg-Hollywood reads the Declaration of Independence.

Steps to Revolution Video

Posted in American Revolution, Colonial on September 27, 2018 by mrkufs

This explains in 11 minutes the steps to the American Revolution.  Follow the events and dates.

Farmer Refuted and You’ll Be Back

Posted in American Revolution, Hamilton the Musical, Uncategorized on September 27, 2018 by mrkufs

Listen to these two Hamilton songs and answer the following questions:

Farmer Refuted

• What does each character want? How do you know?
• What does Hamilton think of Samuel Seabury?
• How does this song connect to what you already know about loyalists and revolutionaries?

You’ll Be Back

• Who is King George singing to?
• What is he singing about?

APUSH Period 3-Seven Years War Mr. Kufs Video

Posted in American Revolution, Colonial on September 26, 2018 by mrkufs

Key Concept 3.1- Britain’s victory over France in the Imperial Struggle for North America led to new conflicts among the British government, the North American colonists, and American Indians, culminating in the creation of a new nation-the United States.

Before and After the Seven Years (French and Indian) War

Posted in American Revolution on September 20, 2017 by mrkufs

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Boston Massacre

Posted in American Revolution with tags , , , , , on September 25, 2016 by mrkufs

This print by Paul Revere passed along all the colonies. It portrayed a scene where it looked like the British guards were a firing squad-which was not exactly the truth. This is really a first example of propaganda in America.The Boston Massacre during the American Revolution