We found 27 resources with the concept common sense
An Introduction to Thomas Paine's Common Sense
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Most American are familiar with Thomas Paine's impassioned plea about the importance of liberty, but they may not be as familiar with the other ideas put forth in his pamphlet Common Sense. Introduce class members to Paine's...
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...
Should the Colonists Have Signed the Declaration of Independence?
6th - 8th
Explore the Declaration of Independence in this US History lesson. Middle schoolers compare and contrast viewpoints of the Loyalists and the Patriots as they discuss the issue of colonial independence from Britain. They present support...