Lesson details


Social Studies


Road to Independence


Political and Economic Factors

Recommended Technology: 

Technology is not required but may aid students in viewing primary sources and documents that aid with the completion of the lesson.

Other instructional materials or notes: 
  • Parliament Acts and Colonial Responses (Summary Table)
  • Stamp Act Excerpts, Playing Card Provison
  • All the World Plays the Best of Games

Wake Up King George!

3-4 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Wake Up King George! examines the Stamp Act and other various acts of British Parliament following the French and Indian War, addressing the acts and ensuing colonial responses. Wake Up King George! comprises three lessons, taking approximately 3 hours to complete. 

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