Standards:Concept 1 P03: Describe the Philosophical roots of American Democracy By the end of this unit SWBAT: Identify and summarize the enlightenment philosophies that contributed to the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution.
Directions: Click on each link below to fill in each answer to the best of your ability on your worksheet.
1) Read these links about the history of the enlightenment and answer Part I on your worksheet
Many of the most distinguished leaders of the American revolution--Jefferson, Washington, Franklin, Paine--were powerfully influenced by English and--to a lesser extent--French Enlightenment thought.
I've listed links to these three famous online documents. I have also supplied you with excerpts that you should pay most of your attention to. Please review the documents and your previous responses to parts I and II of the worksheet to answer the questions under Part III.
#1) United States Constitution --look at the Preamble, and Sections 1 of Article 1, Section 1 of Article 2 and Section 1 of Article 3.