Digital Textbook Assignments
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Assignment Two

Go to your digital textbook and click on REVOLUTION and then TABLE OF CONTENTS. Once there, you will read section 3.2: Which Side to Take: Revolutionary or Loyalist?

After reading, copy and answer the following questions on your own paper. This is due by Monday, October 10, 2016.

  1. According to the article, colonists who were against the break from the British government were called ___________________________ or _____________________________.
  2. According to the article, colonists who supported independence were called ____________________ or _________________.
  3. Patriots are persons who  ________________________________________________.
  4. During colonial times a peddler was another name for a ________________________.
  5. The artist of the political cartoon “Join, or Die" is ______________________________.

Using the information from the article, write a newspaper article about Conner Dowd. Remember to include the who, what, where, when, why, and how. 






Assignment One:

Go to your digital textbook and click on REVOLUTION and then TABLE OF CONTENTS. Once there, you will read sections 2.4: The Stamp Act Crisis in NC and 2.5: A Pledge to Violate the Stamp Act.

After reading, copy and answer the following questions on your own paper. This is due by Wednesday, September 28th

 

STAMP ACT CRISIS IN NC.

  1. Explain the assault on Dr. Houston. Why did it occur and what happened to him? Further, what was Dr. Houston’s reaction to the assault?
  2. What is meant by the phrase, “British Colonies in North America had been treated with what has been called benign neglect?”
  3. According to the article, Britain made many important gains during the French and Indian War. What were the gains? You might need to research and/or refer to your notes.
  4. How many NC delegates attended the Stamp Act Congress?
  5. The courthouse in Wilmington, NC was the site of one of the first ________________________ in North Carolina.

 

A PLEDGE TO VIOLATE THE STAMP ACT

  1. What type of document is this (ex: map, letter, news article, etc.)?
  2. For what audience was the document written?
  3. List two things the author said that you think are important.
  4. Why do you think this document was written? 


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