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Political Thinkers and the Foundation of American Democratic Principles

Posted Eureka Lessons American Government, Lessons

1. Students read and discuss the contributions of Machiavelli, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Blackstone and Locke to the foundation of American democracy, filling in their "Political Thinkers" worksheet as they read

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2. Sensory Figure Assignment: Students illustrate and describe the 5 senses (and the feelings) of 3 political thinkers using the information they gathered from the reading/discussion.  Do one together as a class (see drawing on the left) and allow students to complete the other two on their own.

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Political Thinkers and Sensory Figures Activity

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