Objectives:

Students will be able to explain the political, religious, and social ideas of the Enlightenment and the ways in which they influenced the founders of the United States.

 

Agenda:

1.      Analyze Enlightenment Symbols/illustrations, identify philosophers and support with evidence

2.      The Leviathan

·         List what you see

·         What is the message?

·         Which of the 5 philosophers studied would have agreed with this message?

3.      The American Revolution

·         List any words that come to mind when you see this phrase

·         Discuss misconceptions/questions

·         Begin investigating how the Enlightenment influenced the words/ideas/events listed

4.      Influence of the Enlightenment Activity:

Step 1: Describe what you see AND/OR summarize what you read on the placard while you take notes in the “Describe What You See Column” below.

 

Step 2: Identify which (there may be more than one) Enlightenment philosopher we studied last class that influenced the actions, statements, or beliefs on the placard. Write their name(s) in the “Enlightenment Philosopher Who Influenced”.

 

 Step 3: Identify two pieces of evidence from the placard that PROVE the philosopher you identified influenced the information on your placard. Write your two pieces of evidence in the “Evidence” column.

 

PLACARD #

DESCRIBE WHAT

YOU SEE

ENLIGHTENMENT

PHILOSOPHER?

 

2 pieces of supporting EVIDENCE

 

1

 

 Front View of Flag

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 http://us.st12.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/united-states-flag_2014_108242760

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 http://www.merkspages.com/ushistory/flag_washington_cruisers.gif

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 Americans Destroy a Statue of King George III (37)

 

 

 

 

 

5

 Picture of George III

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 Boston Tea Party

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 Engraving of 'The bloody massacre perpetrated in King Street Boston on March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th REGT.'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

 

Declaration of Independence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

Declaration of Independence

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

Declaration of Independence

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

 

 

 

The Preamble

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

The Constitution

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

The Constitution

 

 

 

 

 

14

 

 

 

The Constitution

 

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

The Constitution