Are you a European History teacher looking for ways to integrate literature? Are you a Language Arts teacher searching for an interdisciplinary connection? Want a great text to use for a class discussion or Socratic Seminar? Wondering how to increase text complexity when it seems like students struggle with what you already give them? This might be what you're looking for. This 7-page document includes a pre-reading "historical scrapbook" page and six-pages of Voltaire's Letter Nine, "On Government" (public domain). Each paragraph is "translated" into more reader-friendly text, so your advanced readers can read the actual translation and your struggling readers will have the scaffolding they need. The text is followed by five Depth of Knowledge Levels 2-4 response questions.