The Road to Revolution

6.1.12.A.1.a Explain how British North American colonies adapted the British governance structure to fit their ideas of individual rights, economic growth, and participatory government.

6.1.12.B.1.a Explain how geographic variations (e.g., climate, soil conditions, and other natural resources) impacted economic development in the New World.

6.1.12.D.1.a Assess the impact of the interactions and conflicts between native groups and North American settlers.

6.1.12.A.2.b Compare and contrast state constitutions, including New Jersey’s 1776 constitution, with the United States Constitution, and determine their impact on the development of American constitutional government.

6.1.12.A.2.c Compare and contrast the arguments of Federalists and Anti-Federalists during the ratification debates, and assess their continuing relevance.

6.1.12.D.2.a Analyze contributions and perspectives of African Americans, Native Americans, and women during the American Revolution

6.1.12.D.2.b Explain why American ideals put forth in the Constitution (i.e., due process, rule of law, and individual rights) have been denied to different groups of people throughout time.

6.2.12.C.1.b Trace the movement of essential commodities (e.g., sugar, cotton) from Asia to Europe to America, and determine the impact trade on the New World’s economy and society

6.2.12.D.3.a Explain how individuals and groups promoted revolutionary actions and brought about change during this time period.