US History



Lexington / Concord battle initiates Revolution (fighting)

May 1775 2nd Continental Congress

Why choose Washington?


Why is Washington NOT a good choice?


Bunker Hill

Washington takes charge of army

What kind of "army" does Washington have?

The Olive Branch petition

Thomas Paine’s "Common Sense"

Why is Paine not like other "Patriots"?


What does Paine want (with regard to government)?


A new form of Government

March 1776 – British regroup to attack New York

Declaration of Independence

War of Ideas – a political war