Week 3

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1. Complete your daily current events blog. 

2. Read Chapter 3 in your text: America in the British Empire.

3. Watch the following videos on Youtube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9ZZLSRbZ9s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vKGU3aEGss&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG5...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eytc9ZaNWyc&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG5...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S8kWbtseRQ

Answer the following questions. Make sure to asnwer the questions with a good deal of depth:

1. What was the Great Awakening? What affects did it have on the colonies and the future United States?

2. What was the Enlightenment? What role did it have in starting the American Revolution?

3. Was the American Revolution bound to happen? Could you imagine a scenario in which Britain and the colonies had remained together? If you were advising the British what would you advise them to do?