We found 105 reviewed resources for enlightenment philosophers
The Enlightenment, Philosophers, and Your Government
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
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.
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, 9th graders examine the ideals of Enlightenment philosophers as they view a PowerPoint presentation. Students...
Why Do Governments Exist? Locke, Hobbes, Montesquieu, and Rousseau
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
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.
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...