SS8H3 Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.
a. Explain the causes of the American Revolution as they impacted Georgia; include the French and Indian War,
Proclamation of 1763, and the Stamp Act.
b. Interpret the three parts of the Declaration
of Independence (preamble, grievances, and declaration) and identify the three Georgia signers of the document.
c. Analyze the significance of the Loyalists and Patriots as a part of Georgia’s role in the Revolutionary
War; include the Battle of Kettle Creek and Siege of Savannah.
Grades 9 - 12:
Analyze the causes of the American Revolution.
a. Explain how the French and
Indian War and the 1763 Treaty of Paris laid the groundwork for the American Revolution.
Explain colonial response to the Proclamation of 1763, the Stamp Act, and the Intolerable Acts as seen in the Sons and Daughters
of Liberty and the Committees of Correspondence.
c. Explain the importance of Thomas Paine’s
Common Sense to the movement for independence.
SSUSH4 Analyze the ideological, military,
social, and diplomatic aspects of the American Revolution.
a. Investigate the intellectual sources, organization,
and argument of the Declaration of Independence including the role of Thomas Jefferson and the Committee of Five.
Explain the reason for and significance of the French alliance and other foreign assistance including the diplomacy of Benjamin
Franklin and John Adams.
c. Analyze George Washington as a military leader, including but not limited to the influence
of Baron von Steuben, the Marquis de LaFayette, and the significance of Valley Forge in the creation of a professional military.
d. Investigate the role of geography at the Battles of Trenton, Saratoga, and Yorktown.
e. Examine the roles
of women, American Indians, and enslaved and free Blacks in supporting the war effort.
f. Explain the significance
of the Treaty of Paris, 1783.