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Exploring Theories of Government

Exploring Theories of Government
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Students should recognize that political leaders like Jefferson and Madison were not operating in a vacuum during the framing of the Constitution, but rather were deeply influenced by European political philosophers. In this activity students explore the ideas of Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau and their contribution to the American form of government.
Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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