GSE
SS8H3 Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.
8th Grade | Social Studies | Historical Understandings

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.

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