Schoolhouse Rock!: The Shot Heard 'Round the World
00:00:14 - 00:03:17
  • History → American History → The American Revolution

This music video summarizes the American Revolutionary War. It highlights some of the events that took place, such as the Battle of Bunker Hill and the involvement of Spain and France.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. What was the "shot heard 'round the world?"?
  2. What were the British searching for at Concord and Lexington?
  3. How did William Prescott "prove he was wise" at Bunker Hill?
  4. How did the revolutionaries "win the admiration" of France and Spain?

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Standards


This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Common Core State Standards
    By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6–8 text compl...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands how conflict between the American colonies and Great Britain led to American...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify and analyze the causes and effects of events prior to and during the American Revolution, i...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    summarize the results of the American Revolution, including the establishment of the United States a...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the issues surrounding important events of the American Revolution, including declaring inde...

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Comments


  • Cherylin Nobles
    about 2 years ago
    Introduction
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