American Independence Day
This resource contains a fully editable, 45 slide PowerPoint presentation and a 30 question PowerPoint quiz on the United States Independence Day which takes place on the fourth of July.

The PowerPoint contains references to:

- the key events leading to the Revolutionary War
- the Stamp Act and The Tea Act
- the Boston Tea Party
- the setting up of Congress
- the Revolutionary War
- the United States of America Flag
- the Declaration of Independence
- the Statue of Liberty
- Independence Day celebrations

The PowerPoint also contains hyperlinks to 40 video links of different aspects of the history of the United States of America and a link to the United States national anthem, The Star-Spangled Banner, sung at the White House's Fourth July celebrations in 2016.

Check your students' understanding of the presentation with the 30 question quiz. The quiz can be used for individuals or teams. There is a sheet for individuals/teams to record answers. The answers to the questions can be found by clicking on the flag image on the bottom right- hand corner of each slide.

Sample questions include:

- On what day is Independence Day in the United States of America?
- Which King were the British Colonies on the east coast of North America under the rule of?
- How many American colonies were part of the British Empire?
- What was the name of the Act that the British Parliament passed which levied heavy taxes on the colonists?
-What was the slogan created by Benjamin Franklin?
- What was the name of the petition Congress sent to King George III to see if they could avoid going to war?
- Who was the Commander-in-Chief of the colonists' army?
- On what date was the Declaration of Independence approved?

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Created: Jun 28, 2017

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