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Ideas Behind the Declaration of Independence

Students examine the causes of the Revolutionary War. Using the Declaration of Independence, they analyze how the ideas of John Locke helped shape the document. They use other primary source documents to compare the Declaration of Independence to Thomas Paine's "Common Sense".

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
1 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning