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Mon 3/20: American Revolution Chapter 22 Quick Write
Wed 3/22: American/French Revolution
Fri 3/24: French Revolution
Tues 3/28: Haitian Revolution DBQ
You will know the basic ideas of enlightenment thinkers that influence future revolutions
You will be able to decide whether or not you agree with the ideas of the enlightenment thinkers
1. Age of Enlightenment: What do you Think? Activity
2. Group notes—most significant Enlightenment thinkers
3. Complete discussion binder sheets
The Age of Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment: What do you Think? For each of the following statements, choose Strongly agree, agree, unsure, disagree, or strongly disagree. Explain your choice with a brief statement.
Humans are naturally selfish.
Without government, the world would be chaotic.
Giving up some of your rights in exchange for law and order sounds like a good idea.
If the people do not agree with the government, then the people have the right to rebel and demand change.
It takes several people to govern, not just one person.
6. All people should be equal--without social classes or social hierarchies.
7. Education is necessary to become virtuous, useful, and productive.
8. Every person should be given an education.
9. Some jobs should be filled by a specific gender.
10. Traditional marriage roles are important to maintain order.
11. People know best how to govern their own affairs, not the government.
Enlightenment Binder Activities
1. Move pages 3-13 from Unit 4 into your Unit 5 section and write the letter A after each page number.
2. Page 6: Read the 4 passages and summarize the main idea of each of the passages in the columns in the chart below. Change the column headings to 1,2,4,5.
3. Use pages 7 and 8 and the sheets in the sleeves to help you complete the chart on page 9 detailing the beliefs of 4 Enlightenment thinkers.
4. Ignore the instructions on page 10 and complete the questions on page 10 and 11 with your opinions. We will discuss some of these with any remaining time. In situations where you answer yes or no, explain yourself with a brief statement.
Anatomy of a Revolution
OLD SCHOOL Ideas
Called the Conservatives
Loyalists to the Crowns
Usually the people Revolutions are against
Reluctant to accept change
This was the Time for REVOLUTION
English Revolution = American Revolution = French Revolution (most SIGNIFICANT REVOLUTION) = European Revolutions of 1848 & the Russian Revolution of 1917
THE ANATOMY of a REVOLUTION
Crane’s Anatomy of a Revolution
Shortage of money and Inefficient government
Middle class is suppressed =
Escalation of the middle class’s discontent with the government
Revolution reaches a point where the government is so inept that it is overthrown/attacked by the RADICALS and a new government is established
Revolution winds down and country enters recovery time period
Political Revolutions + Industrial Revolution = Dual Revolution
This “Dual Revolution” changed everything politically, socially and economically