Objective: In Book 1, Introduction and Chapter 1 An Expanded World, 1760-1776, Bailyn outlines the changes occurring in the American colonies during the years preceding the Revolution. This lesson will discuss these changes.
1) Class Discussion: What was life like in the colonies during this period?
Small Group Activity: What changes does Bailyn discuss in this chapter? Why are they significant?
Class Discussion: Share the groups' thoughts about the expansion that takes place and the strain this causes in the relationship between the colonies and Great Britain. What role does this expansion play in the American Revolution?
Homework: Why are so many people interested in emigrating from Great Britain? Why do the colonies seem like such an opportunity?
Objective: In Book 1, Introduction and Chapter 1 An Expanded World, 1760-1776, the author responds to critics who might ask why he is looking at this flow of immigration. This lesson will discuss...
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