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23 resources with the concept jacques rousseau

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Political Theory - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are politicians destined to be corrupt, or is there hope for morality in the political world? Use the video to teach pupils Rousseau's theories behind corruption in Western civilization. The visuals help to further enhance understanding.
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The Philosophy of Cynicism

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Diogenes of Sinope was a cynic, the first of that line of philosophy, advocating for rejecting materialism, vanity, and conformity. While the meaning of the label cynic has changed over the centuries, the core ideas of rejecting custom...
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Global History: Enlightenment

For Teachers 9th - 10th
The core ideas of the Enlightenment—reason, knowledge, and freedom—represented a rebellion against the despotic control of absolute monarchs. As part of the study of the movement, class members assume the voice or either a monarch or an...
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Is Freedom Really Free? A Closer Look at the French Revolution

For Teachers 6th Standards
What happens to a revolution undeterred? To rebels unconstrained? To a government with unlimited power? Middle schoolers investigate the French Revolution in depth and then make connections to other revolutions to determine the cost of...
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War and Human Nature: Crash Course World History 204

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is aggression part of human nature? What about warfare? Crash Course World History takes high schoolers through the anthropological perspective of war, as well as the philosophical and biological points of view, and explores whether or...
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Rousseau's ideas about natural and general rule, representative and direct democracy, and the role of government are the focus of this informational packet that also looks at how these ideas influenced the American form of government.
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Enlightenment Philosophers (Peer to Peer Teaching)

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
One of the best strategies for learning is to teach what you know to others. Your young historians will be divided into groups and assigned an Enlightenment philosopher that they will then research and present to their classmates. 
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The Enlightenment, Philosophers, and Your Government

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After learning about the Enlightenment philosophers, your young historians will take part in a fantastic project where they will determine and develop their idea of an ideal government through a written portfolio. The project asks...
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Pros and Cons: A Childcare Debate

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research prevailing attitudes and Rousseau's position on child rearing in the 18th century. They consider attitudes toward motherhood and childcare in our own culture through interviews with peers and family members.
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Philosophy in the Age of Reason

For Students 9th - 11th
The Age of Reason, the Enlightenment, and the thinkers that shaped the western world; these are the topics touched upon in a definition-based worksheet. Young academics define six ideas that stemmed from the Age of Reason, list the ideas...
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The Enlightenment: Matching #3

For Students 7th - 8th
Who were some of the great thinkers, composers, and authors of the Enlightenment? Here are ten matching questions, where learners link the person to the work created during the time of the Enlightenment. Smith, Linnaeus, Diderot,...
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Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World 1750-1850

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Delve into the causes, effects, and key players that initiated the American Revolution. A one hundred year span (1750-1850) is covered in 25 slides beginning with colonial rivalry and ending with the National Convention. A great way to...
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Pint Size History - French Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The History Channel's "Pub Historian" gives you the quick facts on the French Revolution. Dates, historical figures, and causes are all named. Watch this for a quick overview of key events!
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Lesson 10: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine political theories. In this European history lesson, 9th graders research the work of philosophers Locke, Voltaire, Montesqueiu, and Rousseau. Students create PowerPoint presentations based on their findings.
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Effects of the Enlightenment

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the vocabulary that deals with the Enlightenment.  In this World History activity, 9th graders research the causes and effects of the enlightenment.  Students create charts on the key vocabulary terms of the...
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The Enlightenment: Matching #2

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your scholars on key figures of The Enlightenment using this matching worksheet. Ten descriptions and eleven answers are provided, which learners match with one left over. Figures include Francisco Javier Clavijero, Franz Josephy...
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Lesson 9: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider the impact of Enlightenment philosophers. In this European history lesson, 9th graders examine the influence of the Locke, Voltaire, Montesquieu, and Rousseau as they research their democratic ideas.
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Locke, Rousseau, the "State of Nature," and the Social Compact

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Enlightenment worksheet, students read a paragraph and visit the noted Web sites to find the information to respond to 10 short answer questions about the philosophy and philosophers of the era.
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Discourse on Inequality

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 35 multiple choice questions about Discourse on Inequality by Rousseau. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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People of the Enlightenment -1600s & 1700s

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this people of the Enlightenment study guide worksheet, learners read the notes provided regarding Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, Montesquieu, and Voltaire.
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Quotes by Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Voltaire

For Teachers 7th - 11th
In Enlightenment quotations study guide worksheet, students read quotations and identify the speakers as Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Peter the Great, Copernicus, Louis XIV, Galileo, Harvey, Kepler , Frederick the Great, or...
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Henri Rousseau Fantasy Jungle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discuss the life and artistic style of Henri Rousseau, identify traits of artistic perspective, and create paintings using simple shapes and oil pastels in this 4th through 6th grade Art Lesson. Resource links are included with...
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Exploring the Jungles of Rousseau

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore the masterworks of Henri Rousseau and accurately interpret masterworks of Rousseau. Students effectively demonstrate visually and orally an understanding of the content of masterworks of Rousseau and thoughtfully reflect...