• Welcome to Unit 4: Revolution to Independence. In this Unit students will learn about the causes that led up to the American Revolution and the process that the Patriots went though to develop America as a nation.

    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.

    d. Analyze the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and explain how those weaknesses led to the writing of a new federal Constitution.

    Use the Documents provided below for this Unit: