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Why Do We Need a Government?

Students define new vocabulary associated with the natural rights of citizens. In groups, they explain how government and laws protect their natural rights. They also identify problems within a state of nature and develop possible solutions to them. To end the lesson, they compare their own ideas with those of John Locke.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
World History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

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