We found 145 reviewed resources for american enlightenment
Lesson 2: Religion and the Argument for American Independence
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Young scholars examine how religion affected arguments justifying American independence. They read and analyze primary source documents, and write an essay analyzing how Americans used religious arguments to justify revolution against a...
Lesson 11: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories
Ninth graders determine what the Enlightenment had to do with the American Revolution. In this historical perspectives lesson plan, 9th graders examine the ideals of Enlightenment philosophers as they view a PowerPoint presentation....
Practice Test: Colonialism and the Foundations of American Democracy
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Which document introduced the idea of limited government? What is the official beginning of the American Revolution? From the colonial period to the establishment of the Constitution, this assessment includes 40 multiple choice questions...
Causes of the American Revolution
10th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
Beginning with the experience of hearing that lockers in school will be taxed, through analysis of political cartoons and informational text, and culminating in a debate between loyalists and patriots, your class members will engage in a...
Enlightenment Philosophers (Peer to Peer Teaching)
7th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
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.
American Revolution and Constitution Take-Home Assessment
10th - 12th
In this early American history worksheet, students draw diagrams of that feature the responsibilities of each of the 3 branches of the federal government and then create their own original visuals that highlight the formation of American...
American Revolution and Constitution Take Home Assessment
8th - 12th
For this early American history worksheet, students create posters that feature the branches of government as established by the U.S. Constitution. Students also research founding ideals of the nation and use Venn diagrams to compare and...
Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World 1750-1850
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...
Colonials & Revolutionaries: Background Historical & Cultural Information
11th - Higher Ed
The four major trends of the 18th century (The Enlightenment, the Great Awakening, British global ambitions, and economic disagreements) are the focus of a PowerPoint that places in context such influences as deism, mercantilism,...
The French Revolution: Crash Course
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An episode from a world history video playlist on the French Revolution presents a very rapid review of the key events of the revolution. It then provides viewers with the narrator's rationale for considering the French Revolution more...
The Enlightenment and the Rise of Democratic Ideals
10th - 12th
Students examine the key ideas of the Enlightenment. Using primary source documents, they discuss how the Enlightenment allowed for the rise of democratic ideas. They identify the origins of the American Revolution and the drafting of...
Lesson 10: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories
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.
Modern: Industrialization and Global Integration
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The 18th and 19th centuries saw so many political revolutions around the world that it's difficult to consider the importance and influence of the revolutions that affected each country differently: the agricultural and industrial...