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Showing Grade 10, Unit 2, Rise of Democratic Ideas: Glorious, American, and French Revolutions
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Declaration of Independence

http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/decind.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 911

Declaration of Independence and Natural Rights

http://www.crf-usa.org/bria/bria16_4.htm#natural

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness -- Where did Thomas Jefferson get the ideas in the Declaration of Indpendence? Where did the belief in Natural Rights come from in early American thinking? Standards 8.1.2, 10.2.1, and 11.1.2

Comments: This CRF publication also has discussion questions and a brief classroom activity.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 905

Declaration of Independence Archive

http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/declaration.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a primary source document showing America's Declaration of Independence. Standards 3.4.3, 5.5.1, 5.5.3, 7.11.4, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and 12.2.1 civics

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 906

English Bill of Rights 1689

http://www.saburchill.com/history/chapters/chap4014f.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: By a Bill of Rights the monarch could no longer interfere with, or cancel, any law passed by Parliament. He was not allowed to raise taxes without consulting Parliament. He could not keep an army in peace-time and had to allow Parliament to meet frequently. Torture was abolished and the Habeas Corpus Act was made part of the Bill of Rights. Although the Bill of Rights was not actually a constitution, it is considered one of the first and most important constitutional documents to limit the power of a monarch. Now the king had a set of rules to obey. If he broke these rules they could be dismissed or replaced. Standard 10.1.2

Comments: This is part of a larger site on British history that explains the background of the English Bill of Rights.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1098

European Enlightenment

http://www.wsu.edu/%7Edee/ENLIGHT/ENLIGHT.HTM

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site is academic but has all you need in one place displayed in an interesting manner. Find out about the thinking of the absolute monarchs before the Enlightenment and the philosphers Descartes, Rousseau, Pascal who changed these ideas. Learn about the relationship of the Enlightenment to art and industry with pictures and examples. Standards 7.11.4, 7.11.5, 8.1.2, 10.2.1, 11.1.1

Comments: This is part of the material developed for a World Civilizations course at Washington State University

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1125

Federalist Papers

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1776-1800/federalist/fedxx.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Open each Federalist essay by number to access the text. The indexed list includes the topic of the paper and the writer. Useful for AB3086. Standards 8.1.3, 8.2.4, 10.2.2, 11.1.2, and Government 12.1.4, 12.1.5

Comments: This is a very useful site for implementing AB3086

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1208

Federalist Papers

http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/federalist/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has the complete text of the Federalist Papers indexed by number. Standards 5.7 all, 8.2.3-4, 11.1.2, 12.1.4, and 12.1.5

Comments: This is a very useful site for implementing AB3086

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1209

French Revolution--The Letters of Marie Antoinette

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook13.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Marie Antoinette's private letter (1773) to her mother, Maria Theresa of Austria, can be read at this site. Also see her memoirs. Standards 7.11.4, 7.11.5, 10.2.1, 10.2.2, 10.2.4

Comments: These documents, penned by the queen herself, provide insight into her character and why htere was a French Revolution.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1309

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

http://www.wabash.edu/rousseau/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: From the Rousseau Association, this web page contains links to primary resource documents, a biography, audio files of Rousseau's compositions, postcards of his life, and Rousseau trading cards. Standards 5.4.3, 7.11.5, 8.2.1, 8.2.2, and 10.2.2

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1808

John Locke

http://www.philosophypages.com/ph/lock.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: As the key philosopher of the Enlightenment and the American Constitution it is important that the ideas of John Locke are understood. Here is a clear explanation linked to sections of his writings that further expand on his ideas. Standard 7.11.5, 8.2.4, 10.2.1, 11.1.2, and 12.1.1

Comments: This Philosophy Pages site has clear writing designed for students.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1834

50 resources found; showing 10 per page, sorted by Rating then by Title...
Showing Grade 10, Unit 2, Rise of Democratic Ideas: Glorious, American, and French Revolutions
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