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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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The Age of Reason and Enlightenment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A presentation that truly covers the age of reason and enlightenment. Nearly every facet, event, and key player in 18th Century Age of Enlightenment is covered. The information is clear, easy to follow, and lends itself well to note...
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Lesson 11: Enlightenment: An Application of Reform to Political Theories

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders determine what the Enlightenment had to do with the American Revolution. For this historical perspectives lesson, 9th graders examine the ideals of Enlightenment philosophers as they view a PowerPoint presentation. Students...
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The Enlightenment in Europe: Ch 22

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Why study European Enlightenment? Because our governing forefathers and constitution were shaped by their words and philosophies. Presented here are facts and achievements of 8 different figures from the enlightened era. Also included is...
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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: Matching #2

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your scholars on key figures of The Enlightenment using this matching instructional activity. Ten descriptions and eleven answers are provided, which learners match with one left over. Figures include Francisco Javier Clavijero,...
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The Enlightenment: Matching Activity 4

For Students 7th - 9th
Just finished reading about the 17th century and the period of Enlightenment? Use this helpful worksheet that covers the people and events your class has just read about. Learners can use this resource to match ten different...
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Writing Exercises: The Enlightenment in Europe

For Students 6th - 10th
What's an Enlightened Despot? Or is it who? Explore The Enlightenment with your scholars, using this short-answer worksheet as a reading assessment or research guide. Three prompts have students consider how Enlightenment philosophies...
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The Enlightenment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The third in a series of 16 resources that examine the philosophers and philosophic ideas that are the underpinnings of the US system of government, focuses on the Enlightenment and the ideas of natural rights, the social contract, the...
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Effects of the Enlightenment

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the vocabulary that deals with the Enlightenment.  For this World History lesson, 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 (1650–1800)

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Enlightenment. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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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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The Enlightenment and the Rise of Democratic Ideals

For Teachers 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...
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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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Unit 12: Enlightenment and French Revolution

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Enlightenment lesson, students respond to 34 short answer questions about John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Baron de Montesquieu, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire, Denis Diderot, and Mary Wollstonecraft.
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The Enlightenment in Europe

For Students 7th - 10th
In this "The Enlightenment in Europe" worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer which summarizes the beliefs of Enlightenment thinkers and writers. Then, students complete 1 short answer question and 1 writing activity relating to...
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Writing Exercises: The Enlightenment in Europe I

For Students 7th - 8th
Three great writing prompts are yours for the taking. Hand this out and learners construct answers to questions related to the Enlightenment in Europe. They define enlightenment, the contributions of the scientific revolution, and the...
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The Enlightenment

For Students 7th - 11th
In this Enlightenment worksheet, students read a 4-paragraph selection about the era and then respond to 42 matching and short answer questions about era.
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Why Do Governments Exist? Locke, Hobbes, Montesquieu, and Rousseau

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a great secondary source reading that includes the primary ideas and philosophies of the famed Enlightenment philosophers: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, Charles Montesquieu, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. In additional to discussing...
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The American Revolution, Guided Reading

For Students 10th - 12th
This McDougal Littell worksheet provides a graphic organizer for US History class members to record information on the causes and effects of events like France entering the war, the British closing Boston harbor, passing the Stamp Act,...
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Jeopardy: History Review

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Wow, chapter one must be really long! The history review game that your class is about to play covers concepts that range from the Enlightenment and the Crusades, to the Conquistadors and the slave trade. There is a lot of information...
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People of the Enlightenment -1600s & 1700s

For Teachers 8th - 12th
In this people of the Enlightenment study guide worksheet, students read the notes provided regarding Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, Montesquieu, and Voltaire.
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The Enlightenment: Matching #5

For Students 7th - 8th
The enlightenment was a time of growth for parts of the world, and its spirit inspired future generations. Learners match ten descriptions to the proper person or item definitive of the enlightenment. 
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The Enlightenment: Matching #1

For Students 7th - 8th
Matching exercises can help learners build a functional vocabulary related to many different concepts. They match ten ideas and key players commonly associated with the Enlightenment to their definitions. Ben Franklin, Edward Gibbon, and...

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